“You had better have your shoes on by the count of three! Get moving!”
The children paid no attention.
“Fine. Let the counting begin! One.”
The countdown did not start as expected.. The exasperated father had bribed and begged for assistance, but the kids were busy with completely ignoring him.
One child looked up as if a sudden breeze had tickled his neck and he wanted to ensure it was not a spider crawling on him. The other continued gnawing on a Hot Wheels car. Neither moved toward their shoes.
Now the father worried. He had never made it all the way to three before. Continue reading