Tuesday, May 19, 2015

3:40am


"Mom? Mom? Can you wake up? I had a nightmare."

"Oh, no. What was it about?"

"Bad guys were getting me and now when I try to go to sleep, I go back in the same bad dream."

"Okay. Let's think about some nice things."

"Like what?"

"Teddy."

"All right."

"Playing soccer with your friends."

"That's a good one."

"Ice cream. Kittens. Sunny days. Bike rides. Blowing out the candles on your birthday cake. Brandon's tree fort. The beach. Hitting a home run. Car rides with the window open. Frisbee with Dad. Babies. Pizza. Your teacher. Ponies. Reading books. A new box of colored pencils. Swimming pools. Butterflies. Big trees. Basketball in the gym. Thanksgiving. Baseball cards... Bob? Are you asleep? Bob? Sweet dreams."

10 comments:

  1. Well played, Mom. As always.

    XO
    A.

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    1. Thanks, Anna. And now I want pizza and ice cream. xo

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  2. Sign me up for that service! I could use someone to help me with my happy thoughts :)

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  3. That's pretty impressive for 3:40am.

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    1. Amazing what you can pull together when you want to go back to sleep. xoxo

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  4. can you come to my house? We could use the help with my irrational 9 year old!

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  5. I needed some of that Sunday night. :)

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