A usual hectic Monday, school dropoff, the hunting and gathering of foodstuffs for the family, school pickup, gymnastics, home ….
… preparation of evening meal, devouring of evening meal, bathtime and, due to continued lack of electronic, automatic dishwashing appliance, the convincing of children to assist with washing, drying and putting away of dishes and other mealtime paraphernalia by why of all means available to me; threats, bribery, removal of priveleges, yelling … etc.
There I am, up to elbows in sudsy water, when Chippie uses my legs to pull himself up. Not ‘new’, he’s been doing it for a while now, this pulling himself up to standing. But it’s the first time he’s done it whilst I’ve been wearing pyjama pants (essential wear