After a few false starts and intentional ignorings of my alarm, I rose before the children needed to with the intent to get a head start on the day. The idea sounded great last night -you know, during that time I looked over the laundry, paper bills and tax forms, dishes, laundry, to-do list, messy … More A Head Start on the Day?
I’ve read that finding happiness in life can be a matter of lowering expectations. I haven’t got much lower I can go with that, so has anyone else got any ideas?
Empties on counters and wrappers beneath me Dull, crusted skillets and Wet Wipes on Wheaties O’erflowing garbages dumping on me These aren’t a few of my favorite things. What is so difficult about cleaning up? Did I put the recycling bin all the way out the door that’s three feet away? Do you assume your hot … More Boxes on Counters and Warm Woolen Undies
I always thought I wouldn’t have to clean the house when I grew up. Not ever doing chores again was pretty much the only plan I had for my future. I also planned on having a prestigious career -that wouldn’t have ANY tedious parts to it. This may be why motherhood has failed to engage … More The Maid