“Mummy! Mummy! What’s that? What’s THAT? It’s a ghost! I want to play too, mummy. Help me get under the sheet!”

“I fretted about it for days... Surely I was not the first parent to have encountered this sort of situation in multicultural Australia? Had the Muslim couple been offended? Was there anything either of us could have done differently?”

Poor Sheila. I hope she recovers. Do have a look at the comments.

h/t Orlin at SDA