Shut-up brain, go to bed.
No more replays on what I said.
The lights are out,
My eyes are closed.
Oh man! Wait. Did I remember the clothes??
Crap. I was supposed to wash L’s favorite
Will anyone notice though, if it’s slightly a
Ehh. I’ll do the smell test tomorrow.
If it doesn’t pass, I’ll find something she can borrow.
I feel cozy now, time to sleep.
What the heck was that?!
Oh-pitter patter of little feet…
“Mommy! I have to go potty!”
Oh do you now??
We seemed to have forgotten you went
moments earlier somehow…
Back to bed you go little one.
Getting disturbed when not fully asleep isn’t
Time to rest my head again.
Waiting for this drawn out battle to end.
My cares are slowly drifting away.
When suddenly I remembered what to say.
Why didn’t I say that earlier? I groaned in
That would’ve been the best comeback, minus
the violence 🤔
This sleeping game is such a chore
Hopefully I won’t be awake much more
“Mommy, I’m scared!” She cried holding her
water she was drinking
*sigh* snakes book before bed, what was I
“There are no snakes in this house”
I reassure my child
“They only live way far out in the wild”
“But the wild is right outside! If they get in
here they’ll be able to hide”
I don’t know what to say to that.
“Our dogs eat snakes. It’s a known fact”
“Now go back to bed little one
Snakes don’t like the dark and they hate the
Sometimes I lie a little when bedtime rolls
It’s only a little, to assure them they’re safe
Maybe it’s wrong, maybe it’s ok.
All I know is that I’m done with this day.
Get some rest.
Hopefully tonight you’ll sleep the best.