The "how do you judge a mom with a messy house" question got me a bit irritated!
I purge the kids toys 3-4 times a year. Same with clothes; thats usually twice a year (after summer, after winter) . I wash dishes as I cook, run the dishwasher every night, unload it every morning, and do a load of laundry once a day at least. Fold while I watch some DVR'd TV. I clean the toys and bedrooms every morning and night, because I dont like clutter. Basically I dont let things ever pile up. But that doesnt mean we dont play.. we play all day. I have a 2yo and 4yo.. they make messes all day, and we clean as we go.
Now, I know I am a slightly anal person but I do not "have way too much time on my hands" as was implied on the other post. Rather, I have no spare time because I spend it keeping a tidy house!
My question is: why the animosity? I dont understand why "tidy moms" are "bad moms" or not "fun moms" as some implied.
Answer by LuminousMom at 9:38 PM on Oct. 23, 2009
Answer by HomeMakin94 at 9:44 PM on Oct. 23, 2009
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Answer by Newbegginings04 at 10:02 PM on Oct. 23, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:11 PM on Oct. 23, 2009
Haters are EVERYwhere! Haters: don't hate! Appreciate and celebrate! I wish we were friends; maybe I'd be more inspired to keep a more tidy house... YOU GO, Girl!
Answer by jonosmama at 10:16 PM on Oct. 23, 2009
oh OP! i need to take lessons from u! lol i cannot figure out how to get things organized enough to have a "clean house". its not unclean by ur definition, but it is definitely not tidy either. I have 4 kids 5, 4, 2 and 3 months. I also home school. so with all of the normal mom chores and the home school, its practically impossible to keep the house clean let alone spotless. Any tips?
Answer by lovelyli217 at 10:26 PM on Oct. 23, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 PM on Oct. 23, 2009