A door rattles. Then shuts.
Little feet shuffle. Then pause.
A step creaks. He stops.
He whispers “MOMMY.”
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Adrienne Parkhurst is a Top Writer in Parenting. She’s passionate about personal and professional leadership. She is married with two active and hilarious boys. She also writes about lessons learned from managing teams for 20+ years. If you liked this article, join her newsletter, Listen. Learn. Lead., for more stories, leadership tips, and reading recommendations.