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Challenge: Cabin Fever

Dear Husband

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Dear Husband,

Have you ever had one of those days?

I sent Linus and Josie to bathroom to wash their hands. I used that time to quickly pick up the lunch dishes. I may have been hypnotized by the sound of Team Umi Zoomi, but I can assure you they were definitely not in there for more than 5 minutes.

Josie walked into the living room, drenched from head to toe, Linus sauntered in behind her, naked for the third time today.

I had a stern talking to with them and started getting Josie changed.

Linus looked at me, smiled, and said, “The water is still on.”

The waterfall sound as I approached the bathroom was not comforting, to say the least.

First, I noticed the overflowing sink. Then, I realized I was standing in about a 1/2 inch of water that filled the entire bathroom.

I shut off the faucet and noticed my foundation bottle, now empty, wedged in the drain. I managed to pull it out, but the water was still not going down. Reaching my finger further down the drain I found multiple pieces of soap wrapped in tissues.

It took a long stick and the plunger, but the sink finally drains again.

As I bent down to sop up the water that was everywhere, I noticed an entire brand spanking new tube of toothpaste smeared all over the floor. That minty fresh smell did smack me in the nostrils when I entered the bathroom, but, at the time, I was a bit distracted by our new swimming pool.

Then, I found a plethora of tampon wrappers and applicators, but what did they do with the tampons?

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That's it, I think it is time for a "mommy time out."

I'm going to put myself in the corner (a quiet corner) for 5 minutes. I'll reflect on the happy chaos that fills our home while I eat one or two (or 10) peanut butter cups! Then, I'll be ready to assume the role of "Super Mom" again.

On your way home, please pick up tampons…and wine.

Love,

Me

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