If you are waiting for a phone call, it can be very frustrating and a test of your patience. Here are some tips to make that phone ring right away:
1. Rock the baby to sleep four rooms away from the nearest phone where you can hear the ring, but will not be able to get to it before it goes to voice mail.
2. Go for a run on the treadmill.
3. If you take a shower, you must leave the phone in another room. Taking the phone with you guarantees that it will not ring.
4. Lie on the couch with the baby who was prematurely awakened from her nap. Decide that a few minutes to rest your own eyes is a great idea. I think Mom-naptimes are the best generators of phone calls. I usually get an average of one for every 15 minutes of dozing.
Unfortunately, though the phone may ring, it may not be the person you wanted to call. Try again the next day.