In our apartment we only have one bathroom.
This has it’s good points, not many of them, but if I think hard enough there are some.
It also has it’s bad points. One of them is my children’s uncanny ability to always have to use the potty when I am in the shower. Always. It doesn’t even matter if it’s the middle of the night.
A couple mornings ago I was taking a shower when the anticipated banging on the door began. The kids don’t just knock politely 3 times. They kind of slam their whole body against the door, rattle the knob, and holler while they are attempting to knock with their hands and feet.
My 3 year old daughter was first. Then my 5 yo son came in and went back out when she hollered at him. All my warm, steamy bathroom air went out with him.
So my 3yo went out and my 5 yo came in to use the potty, talking the whole time.
By that time I was done in the shower and just waiting for a clear bathroom so I could get out.
As soon as the 5yo went out the 3yo came back in. Guess he didn’t let her sit long enough the first time – I don’t know. I just wanted out of the shower. I hate getting wrinkled fingers.
The 3 yo went out, again; and the 5 yo stuck his head in the door to ask about breakfast food.
“If you’ll just let me get out of the shower I’ll get you breakfast!!!”
By this time my hubby comes and says, “What’s going on?”
I lost it. “I JUST WANT TO GET OUT OF THE SHOWER!”
He went out and locked the door for me. Wise man.