Posted in Chores & Housekeeping, Family & Parenting, Subject Home Economics

Why the House is Sometimes Messy

Sometimes we can’t do it all.  And that’s okay:
Pierre-Édouard Frère - The Little Housekeeper - Walters 3718

“Sometimes it comes down between cleaning the house, and taking Tristan and Norah to the park. Or spending time having fun with them, or teaching them to read or write. Sometimes I can either do the dishes, or teach our son how to ride a bike, or our daughter how to walk. I’d rather do those things, frankly. I’d rather not be that mom who ignores our kids, and myself, because I’m so busy worrying about what the neighbors might think of our messy house.”

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2014/07/21/i-blamed-my-wife-for-our-messy-house-i-was-wrong-for-many-reasons/

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