It had been a long couple of weeks: early mornings taking my husband to work, long days of errands, doctor's appointments, and social engagements. So yesterday morning I took the opportunity to put my daughter in bed with me and catch another hour of sleep. Lo and behold, I awoke to an empty bed. In the living room I could hear the high pitched laughter of Elmo and a my daughter doing something with paper on our coffee table.
"OH NO" I thought as I catapulted out of bed and rushed to assess the damage. Pink post-it notes were stuck to every piece of furniture in the front room. As I got closer I could see a metallic scribble on each one. And the only metallic pen I own is a silver shimmer sharpie. My heart flew to my throat.
My daughter looked up and said "morning" in a mimic of our morning routine. She gave me a hug and pulled me toward my desk. Pointing to the floor, she said, "mommy, pretty?" There, shining from the wood floor was her silver LARGE art piece, a permanent mark on our rental home's new hardwood. The last permanent marker experience was on the wall and it took over three days of scrubbing with a magic eraser to get it off. I had momentary flashbacks as I considered what my next step should be. I HATED the magic eraser. It stank and made my hands burn last time I used it. I immediately began a mental inventory of all the cleaning products I had. And as soon as I did, my company's tub and tile was the best i could come up with. I sprayed it on, all the while praying it would come of. Then I grabbed a paper towel and a scrub brush. With just a few scrubs, it came off the floor as though it was nothing more then some dirt that had been blown into the house!
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