See, it would be one thing if she would come to our room and just insist on getting into our bed and sleeping. It would be another thing if she could only sleep in her own bed and insisted on being in there or never closing her eyes. It is an entirely different THIRD HORRIBLE thing when she walks all the way to our room, climbs into our bed, and then yells into my ear that she wants to sleep in her own bed and I should definitely get up and then get her up and carry her back.
I WISH I WAS JOKING.
Anyway, nothing works. We've tried all the things. That idea you just thought of? Yep, tried it. That other one, the one that involves a straight jacket? Apparently that sort of thing is frowned upon in proper society. Stupid proper society.
But hey! Yesterday was fun until bedtime!
Recipe for Combating Winter Funk
Mix one batch of craisin cookies...
Add perfectly mixed gin & tonics (garnished with grapefruit)
And a loaf of homemade, hand-shaped sourdough bread
Serve alongside a pile of dear friends and their crew of children.
Repeat as needed.
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