Tag Archives: housework

Something’s Gotta Give

As a parent, we’re often so used to running on autopilot that we rarely ever even stop to think about why we’re doing something.  We just continue to do it mindlessly, day after day after day.  Take, for instance, the … Continue reading

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The Day I Found Out I’m Allergic to Everything

Some people might think that being poked over and over again sounds like a rockin’ good time.  But before you get all hot and bothered and start drooling all over yourself, the kind of poking I’m referring to is the … Continue reading

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Why Cleaning Is Bullshit

Recently, my husband and I decided to take a break from our regular cleaning ladies and do it ourselves in order to save some money.  (Well, ok, let’s be honest — MY HUSBAND decided, not me.  I’m not that nucking … Continue reading

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Labor Day, My Ass

So whatever, today’s Labor Day, which is a day when we’re supposed to honor working people by giving them the day off.  I ask you then, why the hell am I STILL wiping asses, scrubbing skid marks out of dirty … Continue reading

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Iron Schmiron

Among the MANY reasons why I could never be June Cleaver is the fact that I do not believe in ironing.  To me, it’s just a whole lot of wasted time and energy.  If an article of clothing has too … Continue reading

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Super Moms Can Suck It

Don’t you sometimes just want to slug those “Super Moms” who make it all look so damn easy?  Their children are behaved, they’ve somehow found time to shower AND style their own hair, their house is immaculate, and they still … Continue reading

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Things I've Learned This Week

** There are seven days in a week?  Really? ** A boomerang does NOT belong on the kitchen counter. ** Nor does it belong on the toilet. ** My neighbor’s name is Pete, not Joe.  (Maybe that’s why he’s given … Continue reading

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To Hell With Housekeeping

Lately I’ve been contemplating whether to just give up on the whole housecleaning thing altogether. I mean, let’s be honest, no one in my family really gives a rat’s ass if the dishes are all piled up or if they … Continue reading

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Chores That Can Bite Me

     I know there are some cuckoo freaks of nature out there who actually get off on doing housework, but I am most certainly not one of them.  In fact, there are several household chores that just make me … Continue reading

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Mount St. Laundry

One of my biggest enemies since becoming a mom has always been, and I fear always will be, the never-ending pile of dirty clothes.  We’ve trained our little minions to put their dirty goods in the hamper in the morning … Continue reading

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