Cleaning a house with preschoolers? Don’t be silly!

Have kids, they said. It'll be fun, they said.

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Honestly, you would have more success standing in the middle of the room and throwing everything into the air.

A few years ago BC (Before Children), Mr T and I visited a friend who had three kids, aged 6, 4 and 2. We cooed and were thoroughly entertained by these adorable children. We played, we giggled and we had a lot of fun. And then we left. Once we were in the car and on the way home, Mr T turned to me and said, “That house is a MESS. I will never, ever live in a house like that. The food on the floor, the clutter in the corners, it’s just unbearable”.  And I’m ashamed to say, I agreed with him. We figuratively patted each others child-free backs and returned to our tidy 2-bedroom cottage to relax in clutter-free happiness.

Fools, we were. Fools. I shake my head even…

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