i am in florida safe and sound (thank g-d) and not exactly sound cause we all know i am rarely sound! i am here with my husband keithy, my delicious kids, my sister stacy, my brother in law david, and their three delightful children. we arrived this afternoon (three hours before our show) and now i am finally showered and under my covers in keithy and my bedroom.
here’s the thing: all five children keep running in and out of our bedroom… on and off the bed. my sister’s bedroom too- we seem to have revolving bedroom doors. is it wrong that our bedrooms aren’t private? i don’t think so. other than the times my husband and i are, well you know, anyone is welcome. i think an open door policy creates a warm environment.
yesterday outside our studio, former intern molly, alexis and i were talking and intern molly thought it was odd that i go to my sister’s house and hang out in her bedroom…. what’s odd about that? where did you hang out with your siblings and friends growing up? where do you hang out with your siblings and close friends now??
i’ll admit that the open door policy can lend itself to some conflict because no one seems to give any one all that much space, but i think the occasional argument is worth the closeness we have and our children will have in the long run.