Parental Duties

She hated sneaking around in the dark. She could barely hear the children’s breathing over the pounding in her ears. Each creak of the floorboard caused her heart to skip a beat. Her hand reached towards a sleeping child’s head, slipping beneath the pillow.

She hated playing the Tooth Fairy.

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4 Responses to Parental Duties

  1. I thought it was going to be scary! Good method!

  2. You totally had me until the last line. Great little vignette.

  3. vadermom says:

    Love the ending!

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