Anyone who spends a significant amount of time with a toddler can appreciate the joy that a few minutes of privacy can bring. Toddlers are with you always, with an endless stream of questions, many of which have obvious answers and didn’t need to be asked in the first place.
I had one of those days with my son, so when I went to the bathroom, I locked the door. I just wanted to tinkle in peace. But no sooner had I sat down when I heard the familiar: “Mommy, where are you?” followed by my son’s desperate attempt to open the door. I was so frustrated I couldn’t stand it. So when my son asked, “What you doing?” I replied, “Cooking dinner!”Then I got up, flushed, washed my hands, and came out of the bathroom.
There stood my son with a very confused look on his face. Then he said, “Mommy, I don’t think I want to eat dinner tonight.”
Submitted by Anne