There’s an important distinction to make here: flex-direction: column doesn’t align the squares on the cross axis instead of the main axis. It makes the main axis itself go from horizontal to vertical.
…. Taking 10 minutes to make her a snack makes both of our days. She could totally do it herself and I could totally keep working but which 10 minutes am I going to remember? Which will she remember?
…ll encourage you to increase the size of the projects which will cause them to take longer as well. It doesn’t get easier with more.