I don’t want to clean. I loathe it. Hell, I even hired people to come clean FOR me twice a month. But here I sit, in a dirty office with a cluttered kitchen and a mountain of laundry to do. I need to get dinner ready and take kids to karate and help with homework, but here I sit. Here are the things I’m doing to avoid these housewifely duties…

1. Knit something. I mean, your kids can never have too many hats or little knit toys right?! It’s snowing for goodness sake! They NEED a new hat.

2. Oh, maybe I need to check the blog/facebook/twitter just one more time before I start…

3. What’s that Cartman? You want to read a book? Here, I’ll help! *Aren’t I a good mommy?!*

4. I suppose I need to return a few phone calls. I think my mom called me earlier when I wasn’t home. She’s good for 15-30 min of distraction.

5. *sniff sniff* Well, I’ll be… I think the baby needs changed again.

6. Anyone want to take a bath??? I’ve got bubbles!!!

7. bloop bloop Saved by the email! I’m sure Crate & Barrel would be upset if I didn’t read and click every link in their newsletter.

8. Did someone say Twitter Party?!?! #awesome

9. Maybe I’ll go check to see if the mail is here again. *15 min later* hmmmm, better go see if it’s here now!

10. Well, In Style isn’t going to read itself!



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Emily is a mom to three very active boys. Her youngest is autistic so she is passionate about advocating for children and families on the spectrum. She attends more concerts than is humanly possible and takes some pretty amazingly blurry photos of said shows to prove she was there. Also, #hashtags are her favorite. #totes #noreally