More driving while parenting

Scene: Mommyo and The Six-Year-Old are driving down the main street of a local town. A man begins to cross the street against the light in the face of oncoming traffic, clearly expecting it to stop for him.

The Six-Year-Old: “Guy, that’s not a good long-term survival strategy.”

Hmmm…. wonder who she heard that from?

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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3 Responses to More driving while parenting

  1. Victoria says:

    That’s uncanny!


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