She was tired.
She snorted and slipped further into her funk.
Of course she was tired! She was always tired! This was the kind of thing that was common when you were a single parent with no one to count on!
Again, she snorted, but this time she heard the sound of the washing machine click off. She didn’t really have the time to sit and complain when there were things she needed to get done while her daughter was taking a much needed nap.
Now if only she could take a nap herself…