I have guest staying with me for awhile. I'll write more about that one day soon when I can calm down about the issue of parents!!!
So to take in the guest, I moved my youngest son in with his sister. They are eight and six, and they have been inseparable since she was born. They wanted to share the bed instead of going on the floor, and I said it was ok as long as they both went to sleep. Amazingly, they have been, and they wake up and snuggle and talk.
They were so excited about this prospect, and began to talk all day about the things they would do. "We can play house. We can wake up and build Lego. I can read to you if you get stuck on the big words." All day they planned and planned their adventure.
Somewhere, just after supper, my daughter turned to her brother.
"Wait! There is just one thing I need to know. Do you snore?"
The little guy paused, tilted his head to think and responded, "Well, I know how to snore when I am awake, (he demonstrated), but I haven't figured out how to do it when I am sleeping."
She breathed a sigh of relief. "Ok. That's good then."
And late last night, as I passed their room on my way to bed, I head soft gentle snoring and peeked in. Two heads curled up tight on the pillow... and my daughter snoring!