Sometimes I feel as if my daily life as a parent is like the story of Genesis.
In the beginning you created, well… procreated, not the heavens and the earth but a star, or stars, something to revolve around.
And somebody decided to call them children.
In the beginning, there was Darkness. And it was good. So good. In fact, let’s linger here in the darkness, warm and under the covers for a while more before the cries, and the demands, and the rushing about commences.
Actually let me go back. If we’re being honest, before the Darkness there was interrupted sleep.
First, there was the glowing screen of your smart phone which you fell asleep on. Before and after that there were nightmares and sickness, peeing and stalling, yelling and laughing, and various creatures entering and leaving the bed. If there was none of that, maybe you were just awake because you were thinking …