"We're making messes!" - That's what I hear from my two boys lots lately - throwing every toy out of the nice, clear plastic boxes I have carefully sorted them into, emptying all the closthes from the closet, stomping into the rug the contents of a box of cereal that has been strewn all over the living room floor, or (last Monday) holding down the water dispenser on the refrigerator and flooding our kitchen. Actually, they flooded the kitchen while I was getting dressed. I should have known something was up from all the giggling I was hearing.
I also work from home part-time and when I need to get something done on the computer, I just clench my teeth and try to ingore the messes being made.
I encourage them to play with their toys in their room ("here, go play with your Lincoln Logs"), since they are a danger to my computer, printer and work materials.
If I want to play on the internet, I mostly get online after the boys are in bed.
By, the way, this mainstream mother asks that you consider if offense would be taken to a similarly catty remark made about AP mothers -
|I know what mainstream moms probably do, put them in front of the t.v. all day.
Why, are you on your computer all day