This was not really a problem before we got kids because the shower almost always stayed on shower setting instead of bathtub setting. Now? We draw a bath for Brother every night which means the offending stem gets popped down into bathtub mode and who is the next person needing to use it as a shower early the next morning? Me.
Enter Trent, who for some reason is like the god of quirky bathtub faucets and has no problem popping that stem up with one swift motion into shower mode. I am insanely jealous of his faucet skillz. I have tried to learn his ways, but to no avail.
You want to know how much my husband loves me?
Almost every evening, he goes in there after Brother's bath, turns the water on for a few seconds and pops that stem up for me so that my shower is ready to go for the morning. If he doesn't remember, he quickly responds to my "Can you please turn it into a shower for me?" plea with
This stupid faucet battle is no big deal to Trent but is actually a weird, stupid, legitimate source of stress to me. He has realized that and he makes that stress go away every day. Bam. Here's your shower, babe, no need to worry...or hurt your thumb.
How did I get so lucky?