5:30am, I’m up before the kids. Scrolling through Twitter as I wake myself up I see Alia Joy post the word “Quiet” for 5 minute Friday. Ah ha! I love quiet, I say to myself. It’s quiet right now. But wait, if you’re really still you can hear a small voice begin the ramp up of “ahhh”. It starts softly at first. I quietly tip toe out to get my laptop to write this post. I can do it in my last 5 minutes of quiet, I say to myself.
As I’m typing the voice gets more insistent. Ahhheeyah! Not so quiet anymore. 2 minutes left, she quiets down again. Little stinker, she’s going to wake the other 2 if I don’t go get her. Oh wait, they will wake up anyway if I go in there! Yes, my 3 kids share a room. The only quiet part of my day is when they are sleeping. I love this part, the quiet time but I also love their little voices through the baby monitor.