Step over the destructionMarch 6, 2010 at 9:27 pm | Posted in Daily Life | 5 Comments
Tags: cleaning up after children, housework
Today I made a very unlike me decision. I left every single mess that was created. Didn’t tidy, didn’t move anything, straighten, shuffle or rearrange.
My husband was on a nightshift last night, so I decided, while he was gone, to leave the handy work of our 19 month old bear, for him to see, full force, in all its glory.
I took pride in leaving the breakfast dishes on the side including cereal bowl, cups, banana skin and a spattering of muesli across the floor and sofa.
Next, shower time.
Out of the shower, I attempt to get dressed.
He then continues to bite chunks out of my make up sponge, eating one mouthful, throwing one mouthful down the stairs, over and over and over.
Downstairs, I leave every toy that he discards. Wander past a trail of shoes, fridge magnets and half digested crisp breads.
Husband woke up and 2pm.
Headed to the shower. Stepped over make up and newly appointed shape sorter.
Ventured downstairs. Did collect lumps of make up sponge and present to me.
Had breakfast. Stacked cereal bowl next to our breakfast carnage.
Proceeded to make his packed lunch.
Don’t get me wrong, we chatted, had a cuddle, caught up a little. Then he left for work.
He didn’t even notice that I hadn’t lifted a finger!!!
Note to self, spend less time tidying up the house.