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My Daughter Hates the Vacuum

It’s true! At first I thought maybe she was just tired. And then maybe just annoyed. But every time I run the vacuum cleaner, she totally freaks. She doesn’t get mad or even just upset – she screams that scream that makes big crocodile tears stream down her face, the scream she screams when something incredibly painful or scary has happened. Most children love the sound of the vacuum – it’s soothing. I will give her this, our vacuum is remarkably high pitched and jolting. Maybe the sound just grates her nerves. Who knows. Either way, the dog hair is definitely winning the vacuum war on our carpet.

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  Rachel wrote @

Faith and Jacob STILL jump onto the couch whenever I start the vacuum. 🙂


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