That night, Shi Qingluo went to Mother Xiaos room.
When she entered the room, she smelled a faint fragrance from the flowers.
It came from the lavender that she had given her.
On a wooden shelf not far away, there were some wild flowers in the pottery pots.
The whole room gave a warm, unique and comfortable ambience.
It was hard to imagine how blind Xiao Hanzhengs scumbag father was to give up on a truly kind and virtuous first wife.
Mother Xiao put down the sweater she was knitting.
“Luoluo, what do you want to drink Is flower tea okay”
Ever since Shi Qingluo had brewed flower tea, Mother Xiao had liked it a lot.
She had made some flower tea bags herself.
Shi Qingluo sat down.
Mother Xiao happily went to make a cup of flower tea and handed it to Shi Qingluo.
“Do you have something to tell me”
Usually, her daughter-in-law rarely came to her room.
Shi Qingluo took the cup of tea and held it in her hand.
“Yes, I have something to tell you, mother.”
Mother Xiao looked at her gently.
Shi Qingluo did not beat around the bush anymore and told her everything that had happened recently regarding her scumbag father-in-law and Ge Chunru.
This included Ge Chunru sending people to seduce Xiao Hanzheng and causing the Shi family members to cause a ruckus.
So, they played along and gave that woman to her father, encouraging the old Xiao family to cause a ruckus at the generals residence.
Finally, they told her that Ge Chunru and the Wu Family wanted to scheme against her.
After hearing this, Mother Xiaos face turned pale, and her eyes were filled with anger.
“How can they be so evil and vicious”
Mother Xiao could not help and her eyes turned red.
She reached out and grabbed Shi Qings empty hand.
“Luoluo, youve suffered a lot.
“That bastard is simply not a human being.
“Hes a father in vain.
When you meet him in the future, dont be polite.”
She wasnt that angry when Ge Chunru tried to scheme against her.
Instead, she couldnt help but get angry when she heard that her ex-husband and his mistress had teamed up to scheme against her son and daughter-in-law.
She couldnt imagine how such a shameless and disgusting person could exist in this world.
Shi Qingluo grabbed her hand.
“Mom, Ive already angered that scumbag so much that he vomited blood.
“When we go to the capital in the future, well have plenty of opportunities to settle the score with him.”
Mother Xiao nodded and said, “Its good that he vomited blood.
That scumbag deserves it.”
If it was in the past, she definitely wouldnt have said such words.
However, under the subtle influence of Shi Qingluo, as well as the fact that she crafted her career from the workshops, she had gradually changed.
Shi Qingluo realized that her mother-in-law was actually stronger than they had thought.
However, on second thought, it made sense.
Back then, she was so weak that she was bullied.
However, for the sake of the three children not becoming illegitimate children, she took the initiative to ask for a divorce.
After being chased to the old house, her eldest son was unconscious.
She forcefully relied on her thin shoulders to support her family.
This meant that apart from being gentle and kind, Mother Xiao was also like the grass outdoors, tenacious and unyielding.
“We are not afraid of that scumbag father and that woman scheming against us.
We are also confident that we can protect you and your younger children.”
Shi Qingluo held her hand and continued, “But we are afraid that they will hurt you in places that we have not taken care of.
“So after thinking about it, my husband and I have decided to tell you these things.”
Mother Xiao was gentle, but she was not stupid.
She smiled slightly.
Ive endured so much in the past.
Now that my days are getting better, I wont let those two disgusting people get to me.”
“Qingluo, starting tomorrow, Ill practice with you too.”
She also believed that her son and daughter-in-law could protect her, but she did not want to be a burden.
Moreover, she could not help but think of her daughter-in-law from before.
It seemed like she was joking.
She had said that she would slap those two scumbags in the future to vent her anger.
In the past, she had treated it as a joke, but now, her hands were really itchy.
It was fine to bully her, but she couldnt let her touch her son and daughter-in-law.
This was her bottom line.
Therefore, she had to learn some martial arts.
In the future, when she was able to protect herself, she would find a chance to vent her anger on those two scumbags.
Shi Qingluo looked at her mother-in-law.
Although her eyes were red, they were filled with determination.
No wonder people said that mothers were strong.
She smiled and said, “Alright, you should train hard, mother.
In the future, when we go to the capital, you can smash that scumbags fathers dog head.”
Mother Xiao could not help but laugh.
“Yes, smash his dog head.”
It felt a little good to think about it.
She suddenly reacted.
“Do you mean that we will go to the capital too”
Shi Qingluo nodded.
My husband is going to take the imperial examinations.
In the future, regardless of whether he stays in the capital or deployed to other areas, he wont be returning to Nanxi county.
“Were worried about you and your younger children in the village.
“Our family needs to be well-organized.
We have to go together no matter where we go.”
This was what she and her young husband thought.
Mother Xiaos heart warmed when she heard this.
Of course, she couldnt bear to part with her son and daughter-in-law.
She asked, “What about the workshop in the village”
“Mother, find a few women with good character who can suppress others.
Start cultivating them from now on and hand the workshops over to them in the future.”
Mother Xiao was stunned.
“Can I do it”
Her daughter-in-law was too ambitious to let her decide on these big matters.
How could Shi Qingluo not see through her thoughts.
“Mother, your taste is not bad.
It will definitely work.”
Mother Xiao didnt know whether to laugh or cry.
“If my taste was good, I wouldnt have taken a fancy to that scumbag back then.”
Shi Qingluo smiled and said, “You used to have bad taste in men, but now you have good taste in women!
“You see, you helped Xiao Hanzheng marry me because you have good taste.
“Otherwise, he would still be a bachelor now.”
Mother Xiao could not help but laugh.
“Now that you mention it, its true.”
“Then Ill give it a try.” Since her daughter-in-law trusted her, she would give it a try.
She had to take this step eventually.
She had also thought it through recently.
If her son really took the middle and advanced scholar examination in the future, his future would be boundless.
She could not be as weak and easy to bully as before and drag down her son and daughter-in-law.
She had to stand up on her own.
Shi Qingluo smiled in agreement.
This was the best thing about a mother-in-law.
She would listen to the younger generation and wouldnt put on airs.
Following that, Shi Qingluo sipped her flower tea and taught Mother Xiao how to manage the workshop.
For example, how to train capable helpers and how to tie the managers interests to each other.
Mother Xiao listened with great interest.
She also took out a pen and paper to write down what her daughter-in-law had said.
She had learned writing some Chinese characters when she was at her maternal parents house, and now she was picking up more.
Although her words were not pretty, she could write all of them down.
Shi Qingluo only left her room after nearly two hours.
Xiao Hanzheng was in Xiao Erlangs room at this time and had also said these things.
He had also taught Xiao Erlang a lot about how to behave.
Shi Qingluo thought for a moment and went back to her sister-in-laws room.
She also picked out the main points of what she had said to Mother Xiao.
She would rather have her sister-in-law be a bun filled with black sesame in the future than to raise her as a silly and sweet person.
After saying that, Xiao Baoli was stunned.
She clearly did not expect to have such a shameless father with such a vicious mistress.
She was also very resentful.
At the same time, she made up her mind that she would never drag her brother and sister-in-law down in the future.
She would never give that scumbag father and that woman the chance to harm her brother and sister-in-law.
She had to increase the intensity of her martial arts training tomorrow.
In the future, when she saw that woman, she would find an opportunity to secretly put a gunny sack on her.
Shi Qingluo obviously didnt expect that her sister-in-law already had such a valiant idea.
But even if she did, not only would she support it, she would probably hand over the sack.