Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski


Closing the door for bedtime is a game. It's Hers Truly's job, but she doesn't move, so you intone, "Who's job is it? Is it mommy's job? Mommy gets to close the door!"

"No!" is the response, and she'll close the door.

Lately, this has been reaching extremes. "Is it the nutcracker's job?" HT: "No, nutracker has a drum!"

"Is it the laundry basket's job?" "Nooooo"

We get creative.

Lately, my threats have been getting silly. "If I have to count to three, I'll so something silly." "No! No silly!"

Yes, I can get my daughter crying because I threaten her with silliness.

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