Lucy is eating her second watermelon slice. I indulge her because her sister, Rachel, is on a playdate and she’s not.
“Lucy, please don’t get watermelon on your dress.”
Slurp. Drip. Drip.
“Lucy, I just said not to get watermelon on your dress!”
“I’m wearing Rachel’s dress.”
Wendy White Lees is a freelance writer and editor. Her two daughters fuel both her creativity and her insomnia.