My mom used to say, and maybe she still does, that you should change your underwear everyday so if you're in a car wreck, and have to go to the hospital, you won't be embarrassed by the state of your underthings. To this I would always think, and perhaps I did say out loud, that if I was in a car accident, I would more than likely need to change my underwear again. And if I'm in the state that I am being transported to the hospital, I'm sure I would have other things on my mind. And yet, I do change my underwear everyday and teach my kiddos to do the same. So she must have impressed me enough. And I do like to tell my kiddos about the car wreck scenario so we can all have a good laugh. Which we do.
This scenario can also be applied to my home. Get the work done, so if someone shows up at the door, I won't be embarrassed by the state of things. Unfortunately that doesn't happen very often. My house will always be in a state of chaos. I'm hopping it's the way things are simply from having lots of littles running around the house. I have a sneaky suspicion however that it has more to do with the chaos in my head and not so much the number of tiny feet scampering around.
But you know what someone said, "