Sunday, April 3, 2011


Something That Stresses You Out

I'm not the greatest housekeeper.  I'll be the first to admit it.  I hate cleaning house because with 3 kids, it never stays that way.  It's very frustrating.  So sometimes I let the "clutter" build up so I don't have to deal with it.  But eventually, I do.  And it's very overwhelming.  I look at all that clutter, and I don't know where to begin.  I try to work on it in steps, but it's still overwhelming.  Take Sarah's room.  I've been cleaning out her closet, bringing out the Spring/Summer clothes, putting away the clothes that will still fit her next Fall/Winter, and then bagging up the ones that are too small and will go in the yard sale.  I've pretty much gotten her closet cleaned out, but I had to quit when I got to her room.  After cleaning the boys' rooms yesterday and putting all of her stuff that was found in THEIR rooms, back into her room, I have about 3 tubs of things to go through and sort.  And I'd had enough.  So I'll work on it again later today or tomorrow.

Now, if I was a SMART person, I'd never let it get so cluttered.  But, keep in mind, this is ME we're talking about.  I'm unorganized, lazy and hate cleaning.  Oh, and I'm 40.  And I've always been this way.  NOT just going to wake up tomorrow and TA-DA I'm an organized and amazing housekeeper.  I have a greater chance of winning the lottery.  Which, come to think of it, wouldn't be so bad, because then I could PAY someone to be organized and clean for me.  Now THAT would be AWESOME!!!


Amy said...

I think when it comes to kids rooms, clothes and toys - it will always end up cluttered. Unless you get out every piece of clothing and every toy for them and follow them around every waking hour.

I end up clearing a ton of crap out of my kids rooms about every 4 months or so and they're almost grown. And it takes me several hours to put things back organized after my grandson comes and he's usually only here for a week.

Heather said...

I feel the same way! And I really should be cleaning instead of leaving this comment, but what have I chosen to do???