Tornado E: Shh. Before Mommy comes down.
Tornado S: She’s working on the puter.
Tornado E: We can’t let her see.
Tornado S: I know. She won’t. (pause) You think she’ll be mad at us?
With a conversation like that, I had to look. I looked over the half wall down at the two boys to see what they were doing.
They were playing. They were playing with Star Wars characters and Imaginex characters. They were having a great time.
Nothing like a conspiracy theory with a good bad guy to make things more fun.
Like all good parents know, you have to listen for silence. Tornado A was silent when he moved the chair over to the counter and mangled the coffee cake.