Monday, January 02, 2006

that tidying up urge

My house is a mess or more like a total wreck. The reality of my life is that I live with four slobs: they leave everything lying around and it doesn't seem to bother them. I'll admit it doesn't bother me AS much as it used to, but it still does. Especially today when I stopped by at some friends house, and they too have 3 young children, and the house was spotless. The Xmas decorations were all put away. maybe because its the dad who's the organizer. In this house, it's me but it's a loosing battle.

So I've spent the last 2 days pretty much locked up in the den trying to catch up on months of paperwork and organizing tax and year-end stuff. Boring! Meanwhile, the kids and hubby spent the major part of their time skating in the backyard, going in the hot tub and watching the SIX Star War movies. So each time I'd come out of the den, the mess was getting worse and worse. Yesterday, I declared it a "I'm not picking anything up for you guys day" and they looked at me like "whatever".

Oh well, one more week and they'll be back at work and school and I can try to have my house in order for a few hours till they come back home ;)


BeachMama said...

Love the rink :) It must have taken a lot of work to get it hard enough to skate on and smooth enough too!

Our schedule gets back to normal today and for that I am thankful. I won't say that my boys are slobs, but not far from it ;)

Enjoy the holidays,

Brenda said...

Twin Mom! Just found you! I hadn't realized you too have started Blogging! Good for do hae lots of antics that happen in your busy home!

Glad to hear the holidays were good to you all! Sorry to hear about the slobs...I too suffer that kind of a household! So, I sympathize!

Brenda, who should be doing laundry

twinmomplusone said...

yes, beachmama, the rink has been a bit of work but SO worth it. They've been out there 3-4 times a day and their abilities have skyrocketed!

brenda, you sleuth you, you found me :) give that baby of yours an extra hug for me

nancy said...

You are SOOOOOO sneaky!!! I am thrilled to have found you!! Good for you and congrats on the blog.

My house is also a host to slobs, including myself...oops...I figure once they are in school f/t I'll have time to clean. (that's Sept 2007) LOL