PREFACE: I am trying to make these chapters not too short or long. Someone please let me know if they are too long/short, or just right, please? Thanks!
Claire made her way to her bedroom upstairs, which was right across from her mothers room, the master bedroom. Her room was small, but was of perfect size for a girl her age. Like the rest of the house the floors were dark, hard wood. Claire had picked out a light purple paint which Elise planned to apply to the walls in the next couple of days. Claire had also picked out a matching white and purple rug, and several posters of kittens and puppies to decorate with. Right now all that occupied the room was a child sized sleeping bag, a couple pillows, a duffel bag stuffed with some clothes and a single box filled barbies and animal figurines. There was a large window that took up one of the walls, which offered a full view of the woods that were next to the back yard.
Claire shrugged off her nightgown and carefully selected a