I am a cleaning maniac …It’s fall and it feels good to de-clutter…a never ending process here at the never ending story….gotta wear a respirator mask
Darned if I don’t sound like
Darth Vader training the kids….
I direct traffic…no response…"can you hear me??"
….(in between breaths)…. "twin #2!… .get me….inhale
exhale….another. ..inhale exhale….garbage. ..inhale
Carefully remaining in character, adapting to the situation at hand, and forming the character of my little cast of characters while plunging ahead into the foray….
"The force is with you young one, but
you are not a Jedi yet"…
or this one:
do not concern me, young Edison. I want that clean room, not
…so just go through the movie and replace
the character’s names with the names of my kids and
wage war on dirt and you have my silly
life….sheesh. ..I could probably parody Star Wars all
day…this IS war afterall… and don’t worry. The kids already know I am nuts. Especially since they never actually saw the movie…well, a little humor goes a long way and the kids need to be kept kinda on the edge…never know what to expect when I am determined to do my daily duty and help them do theirs!! I am becoming a seasoned mom…..FINALLY!! ;o) LOL!
How do you keep your perspecitve while cleaning?? :o) How do you keep the masses on-task?
We work hard on Saturdays. It is chores for family food and movie
night. Today, for a change of pace, I am bribing the kids with a bag of organic
choc. chip cookies…(little ones they go farther…haha!) I would
prefer home-made, but desperate people do desperate
things!! Not to mention the fact that it is actually
For Dinner...Home-made chicken and ABC soup with lots of sauteed onions and garlic and long baguettes of warm crusty french bread!
For Dessert…Hot Fudge Cake with Real Vanilla Bean Ice Cream!!
…mmm…pass the food!