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If sleeping is Heaven, and the frantic late-morning swirl of looking for homework, backpacks, umbrellas, lunches and jackets is Hell, then scrambled eggs for breakfast is the blissful purgatory in between. With dim lights and good food.
In the mornings, my bleary-eyed children wander from their bedrooms across our creaky hardwood floors. They wobble into the kitchen where I’m either standing at the stove or basking in the glowing light of our refrigerator.
One will reach out and slowly click off the light switches, one at a time, to allow their eyes to adjust to the morning. I hug them and offer them a glass of milk.
While my daughter is a “toast and sliced fruit for breakfast” kind of girl, my son is a robust eater. Pancakes and oatmeal are part of the weekly rotation,…