By Jennifer Greene
Cupid is slightly cranky!
Eleven-year-old Charlene is no longer inspired with Merry, her new dad or mum. truly the girl wishes a few significant assist in the parenting division. Their neighbor Jack may be the correct guy for the task -- however it does not glance as if the 2 grown-ups are ever going to celebration with no aid.
Jack acknowledges a short-distance runner whilst he sees one, and Merry matches the invoice. the beautiful occasion lady is so unprepared to take cost of the definitely fun-proof Charlene, he virtually feels sorry for her. nearly.
Merry has eventually stumbled on anything worthy struggling with for. Now all she has to do is work out simply how you can struggle!
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He squinted at her. ” “I’m not kidding! She thought I was talking a foreign language. ” Out poured more froth. ” He didn’t have a clue what a hair scrunchie was either, but he finished the last of the mop-up with the edge of his glove. Might be a few tears still glistening from those thick, soft eyelashes, but she was definitely starting to dry up. “I put some fresh flowers in her room. She took them back to the kitchen. I got her to open the other presents, but when she saw the rhinestone tee, she looked at me as if I’d sprouted a third head.
In principle, she was willing to do anything that would help Charlene, but reality was that it was pretty full-scale transition to somehow immediately turn herself into a suburban soccer mom. “I was hoping you would let Charlene’s teachers know what she’s been going through. I know she missed more than a week of school, for one thing—” “We’re not concerned. Charlene, as you know, is an unusually gifted student. ” Well, that had been a little hair-raising but it had basically gone okay, Merry thought as she drove back to the house.
She needed the names of the moms who drove Charlene, besides today’s Mrs. Sheinfeld. And they needed to know her. Cripes, maybe she was supposed to be part of that car pool now? How many kids was she supposed to be able to fit in her Mini Cooper? Who was the kid’s doctor? Her dentist? Who picked up the trash? Truth to tell, the list thing was scaring the hell out of her—but at least yesterday’s overwhelming panic was gone. She was up and ready to boogie, all renewed and charged to take this on again, all because of Jack, she thought.