It was after 9:30 p.m. on a school night.
Mike was at a dinner meeting for work, my son had just fallen asleep, and I had a lot to do before the next day. (We’d been at my daughter’s play practice and had gotten home later than usual.)
“Will you stay in my room for a while?” she asked as I tucked her in.
“Not tonight,” I said, thinking about everything I had to do. “It’s late. And you need to get to sleep.” I leaned over and kissed her on the forehead.
She reached her arms around my neck and hugged me. “Please?”…
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