Friday, January 07, 2011


A couple of days ago, a certain someone said to me, "Mom, this is such a dirty house. I can't believe you make me live in such a dirty house!"


Guess who has a whole new set of chores?

Oh, the sweet, sweet sound of a child rinsing the dishes. :)


Myrnie said...

I love it!! :)

Amber said...

We have been really sick around here, which means only the dishes and laundry and a little bit of picking up are getting done - everything else has fallen to the wayside. A certain 5 yo looked around yesterday morning and started exclaiming about the pine needles on the floor and the dirt the dog tracked in and the toys on the floor and it was very tempting to put him to work... Except I think he felt even worse than I did then.

But good for you in putting him to work! Maybe he'll learn to pitch in rather than complain... Or maybe he'll learn that silence is golden. :-). Either is an improvement, right?

Emily (Laundry and Lullabies) said...

Amber, I'm cracking up over your true!

Mom and Dad said...

Good move, Mom!

allegra said...

Such a great parenting tip - I'll store it away for future use. Thanks :)

Mandi said...

Kids are so brutally honest!