It’s been ages I eaves
dropped on someone but this evening I couldn’t resist the temptation to do so.
I have been longing to listen in on this conversation that emits so much
giggles and laughter. So this evening I tiptoed to the door leading to
the girls’ room and stood by the window, straining my ears to catch some of
Here is the gist from the beginning; every day
at nap or night bedtime, I send the girls off to their room to sleep. Often when
I open the door to check on my supposed sleeping beauties, I’d find them
playing, jumping or colouring (look out for the next post – what does your wall
look like) After I show them ‘Mr cane’ and remind them that it only visits the
butt of a stubborn child, they quiet down. With a sense of triumph, I march off
to my room for some ‘me time’. No sooner have I settled in than the sounds of
giggles, laughter and a little pause in between, which I assume is the
conversation floats to me. This giggling always escalates to hearty laughter,
after which it becomes all quiet. I have secretly wondered for a long time what
the giggles and laughter are about and so today in my attempt to satisfy my
curiosity I eavesdropped.
After standing by the window for what seemed
like a while, I still couldn’t make out what the conversations were about,
though it sounded like whispers or mumbling. I have decided to join in
the giggle – gist – laughter galore any time I can instead of eavesdropping.
What do you advice? (Drop your comments below)
I can guess your next question – “do they
sleep off after the giggle – gist – laughter galore?” Yes they eventually
do. And on days their energy level is high, I make them sleep in separate
rooms after going through this sleep time circle!
May God bless this sojourn to raise great