Slave Labor

While I was sick, my mother-in-law was helping out and she said something that stuck with me. She said that we were slaves to our children.  That it was too much to keep up with them.  They didn’t pick up, they made a mess while you cleaned up another, and someone constantly needed something and was whining about it. It’s enough to run a person ragged and wear them down so they get sick (like with meningitis). She had a point. I’ve been saying it to myself for months. They’re wearing me out and I can’t keep up with them. […]

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How To Get A Sparkling Clean Shower

I have finally discovered the secret to a gleaming shower!  It came to me recently when I decided to try letting Samantha take showers at night instead of a bath.  She likes to shower and the tub was getting pretty crowded with three growing girls in it.  We all know overcrowding leads to violence, and there was far too much fighting going on in the tub.  Suddenly, this idea came to me, and it worked, so I have to share.  Who doesn’t want a clean shower?  There are just a few simple steps: 1. Have Children I know, it seems […]

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Sock Laundry is the Worst

Laundry is no fun. I know no one who likes it. Some people don’t mind it, but no one I know actually enjoys it. For me, the worst is the folding. I hate to fold laundry. Especially children’s laundry. Tiny shirts, tiny skirts, tiny panties, 3T or 5T, they all look the same. For some reason, small clothes seem to take longer to fold. But the absolute worst are the socks. Why? First, I cannot tell the sizes apart. I’m constantly unfolding to see if one is bigger than the other so I can try to figure out which white […]

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