Some days I feel like I’m in a time warp of endless tasks that I keep doing over and over. Actually, not some days, more like, everyday. I wonder why I even bother to fold the laundry when it just ends up being pulled out of the drawers as my toddlers “helps” pick out her clothes. Even though these tasks are futile, we continue to do then anyway, because, well, we’re the parents now.
1. Cleaning Mirrors
As soon as my baby discovered her reflection in her mirrored closet doors, it was game over. She would lick, drool and slobber on those bad boys faster then I could wipe them clean.
2. Putting Your Kid Back To Bed
My kid has always has an early riser, yet I try desperately every morning to convince her in some way to go back to bed, so I can go back to sleep. We have the same outcome everyday, yet I keep trying.
3. Sweeping The Floor
Between high chair shenanigans and my toddlers infatuation with bringing ALL the dirt from our back yard inside my floor are filthy. All the time. I sweep daily but it’s just a endless task with no end.
4. Looking Put Together
Every day I attempt to put on clean clothes, shower and look like a presentable human being. But by a few hours into the day I’m inevitable a hot mess from sticky toddler hands and snotty noses. And a mom bun.
5. Putting Away Toys
I don’t even know why I bother to pick up the toys at all. The all end up back on the floor in 30 seconds which are abandoned as quickly as they are dumped on the ground.
6. Making The Bed
What is it about toddlers and wanting to sleep in your bed? As soon as I’ve made my bed, my toddler jumps straight in and yells, “I sleep here.” By all means, go ahead. But, no. She’s just taunting me, and turns it into her own personal bounce house.
7. Cooking Healthy Meals
While I know my my toddler will not touch the broccoli I put on her plate, I keep making healthy and nutritious meals, just so she can refuse to even touch it. Sometime I wonder if I like torturing myself, or maybe I’m just hoping for a miracle and that we will make it through an entire meal without me saying, “eat one bite and then you can have your juice.”