#Bloganuary – Day 14 – How to overcome an obstacle.

Write about a challenge you faced and overcame.

January 14th prompt

When I was younger, I used to play with my toys in the bathroom as Mom took baths. She liked to relax in a cloud of bubbles, with a glass of wine and a good book. Whenever she finished a chapter, she would playfully splash me with water.

I hated that. It made me feel wet and cold, but seeing her enjoy it so much, made me wonder what I was missing out on. When Lilly – my sister – came along, Mom got a kitty pool for the backyard and the two of them played in it for hours.

One summer day, I dipped my toes in. It was as horrible as I had predicted it to be, but I knew I could not give up if I wanted to become Mom’s favorite again. So, the following day, I went back in and even had some fun.

And they say cats are afraid of water…

Stay golden,

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  1. Post about childhood memories often make me well up. It’s the mom genes – they never turn off. It’s so annoying. I’m sorry about the childhood hydrophobia: I hope it’s improved. Oddly, my son was similar. He struggled until age three.

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  2. Oh my! hahahaha! I was just like your mom to my daughter. We would take a bath together and play with the bubbles. Well, I don’t play with her anymore with bubbles but she gives me a bath once every week to scrub my back and legs. Reminiscing her younger days. Thanks for this.

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