“I’m sorry, but I’ve reached my upper limit with that kid,” I said. “I have been very patient in my efforts at matching his needs and ours, but nothing seems to get through to him. I’m at my wits’ end.”
“Honey, you need to pick your battles,” my wife said. “He’s still a kid and you and he need to come to an understanding. One day he will learn how to share and won’t eat all of the doughnuts and not leave any for you.”
Written for Sadje’s What Do You See? prompt. Photo credit: Jovan Vasiljević. Also for these daily prompts: Ragtag Daily Prompt (conversation), Your Daily Word Prompt (bungle), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (fissure), The Daily Spur (upper), Word of the Day Challenge (matching), and My Vivid Blog (understanding).