‘Dinner will be ready soon. I’m getting in the shower.’
There was no response, just the muffled arguments of the boys in the living room. Those iPads were a blessing sometimes, Petra had to admit. There aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done, and she was sure every mother called on the technology babysitter occasionally.
The hot water blasted her body and relaxed her muscles. A sigh of pleasure escaped.
The shower curtain was suddenly whipped back. Petra shrieked as she looked straight into her mother-in-law’s smiling eyes.