Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Confession Number Six: I Can't Remember the Last Time I Cleaned My Bathroom

Okay, so since I have entitled this blog "Confessions of a Stay at Home Mom" I figure it is about time I start posting some true "confessions". Let me start off this post by saying that my husband is going to be horrified that I am putting this out there on the World Wide Web for everyone to see and my college roommate will be oh, so disappointed. I know, Em, you taught me better than this. I am hanging my head in shame.

The title of this post is the honest to goodness truth. Was it the first of December? Maybe even before Thanksgiving? I've been thinking I need to do it for a long time now. The make up smear on the counter reminds me every morning.

But, who wants to clean the bathroom during nap time, when you can catch up on the latest posting on Pioneer Woman (my new obsession, you should try it yourself. Go ahead, it won't hurt you. Sigh. I've turned into a blog pusher.)?

When we first decided that with this move I would be able to stay at home, I set lofty goals for myself. Kennedy and I were going to do crafts (which we do), I was going to make lessons for her like Ms. Marcie used to do (never happened) and I was going to keep our house spotless. Hmmmmmm.....

I was going to set aside one day a week as "cleaning day". I would get caught up on laundry, clean the bathrooms, dust, etc. Well, needless to say, that worked for about, um, a week. Ha! It lasted a little longer than that, but not by much. You see, in Piedmont I was completely and totally spoiled. We had this angel who made an appearance at our house every two weeks. As long as I left her a check, she kept coming back every other Wednesday. When I walked in the door that afternoon I would breathe a sigh of contentment and say, "I love Sherri". Well, unfortunately, Sherri didn't make the move to Grove with us and I am forced to try to keep my house clean. The insanity!!!!

At least now, I have all of you out there to be my accountability in my job. Right? Didn't know keeping up with this blog meant you had to actually DO something, did you? Well, thanks for being my accountability partner (that might not be what Pastor Craig meant when he introduced me to that phrase, but it works)! Here is what you helped me accomplish today.....

So, thanks for helping me out. I added the candle just for you! I keep telling myself it will be different when we move into our new house. Hmmm, we'll see. I think it will still be awhile.....

We may have to wait for the snow to melt. So, now that most of YOU have been home with your kiddos over the break, what is your confession???? Leave it in the comments section. Oh, and if we are going to be accountability partners.....go clean your bathroom!!


  1. The only reason I know when I last cleaned the bathroom is because I had to take a sick day to get it done.

  2. No judgement here sister. I watched two little Tietz girls for ONE hour last weekend and met Megan at the door with a big "HOW DO YOU DO THIS????!!" Ha!!

  3. The only way that I get my bathroom cleaned is for me to be expecting company. Then it takes quite some time to chisel away the makeup caked in places it shouldn't be and to sweep up the incredible amount of hair I find on the floor--surely I must have a bald spot somewhere!

  4. Girl I think my bathroon looks worse...oh will that's life.