A couple of weeks ago we bought Babyice a new sippy cup. We allowed him to pick it himself and he chose a green Nuby sippy cup with tractors and digger loaders on it. I was most chuffed with his new sippy cup and we decided that we would let him drink *everything* out of
On Saturday morning Rudi went to fetch the new domestic. When she arrived around 08:00, I introduced myself and then said I’d unpack the dishwasher so that I could show her more or less where everything goes. She looked quite uncomfortable letting me work (I like that :P) and wanted to get going right away.
So we’ll finally be getting help on Saturday. We’ve lasted since mid January though and I guess that is saying something. Perhaps if our circumstances were different I would be able to help out more and things wouldn’t get so far behind that I feel I don’t want to live in my own house anymore.
I give up. I surrender. It’s over. I can no longer pretend that I do not need help in the domestic department. At first Rudi and I managed okay. We did eventually end up doing all the cleaning/laundry/ironing on a weekend which took up most of our Saturday or Sunday and sucked hugely. We
On Saturday morning I cleaned like a demon. I scrubbed the bathroom, vacuumed the entire house, lifted the two carpets, moved the couches and mopped everywhere. My back KILLED me that evening and even more so the next morning. It hurt from top to bottom. MAN I am getting old! By Sunday evening the lounge
We’ve been having issues with our water for almost two weeks. It got so bad that I took emergency leave so that I could meet the plumber to get it sorted out. On Tuesday after having at least 4 evenings where we were not able to bath/shower I had had enough. My landlady was most
So I spent the large majority of my weekend doing housework. Not only did we have to clear the backlog of ironing that had been created by the absence of our housekeeper, but I did a lot of the things she had been neglecting to do. The kitchen is a daily battle. Even though
After the drama with my housekeeper in 2011, I had hoped that we had put the drama behind us. Obviously not. We found someone to replace her. She was recommended by a family friend and we were told that she was trustworthy, so after allowing her to clean up one or two Saturdays we gave