Journal: News & Comment

Friday, March 18, 2005
# 7:52:00 PM:

Willpower vs. the lungs

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My oldest daughter has always been talkative, especially right before bedtime, and tonight particularly so.

We're planning to let her stay up with us to watch What Not to Wear, but only if she can stay quiet enough for her younger sister to fall asleep. She was having such a hard time that she held her breath to force herself to stop talking.

She soon realized that wasn't going to work, and that simple willpower would have to do.


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