18.6.11

Karma.

mess

I do find some small comfort in the thought that one day, she will have a daughter who does this to her room less than 24 hours after it has been meticulously tidied.

19 comments:

  1. Ohhh - I feel your pain! - and such a cute room too!

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  2. I so feel your pain! My kids have done that to all three kids bedrooms this week. I have everything organised within a inch of its life and now they look like a bomb has hit, even the babies room! The two older kids destroyed it too.

    No idea how they do it so fast either!

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  3. Haha! This made me laugh!! Since moving out of home I have begun to appreciate all the things my Mum did for me.
    Also, love the curtains in Punkys room!

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  4. Kids!!! you got to love em! Though sometimes you wonder why?

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  5. ohh noo, don't say that! my mum used to say that to me, that she wished I'd have kids just like me so I'd know...then I had an Aidan..

    she's adorable, she can get away with anything ♥

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  6. I HEAR YOU!!!!!

    I have given up and decided it is their space and they can do what they want. As long as once a week I can get in and vacuums and they remove the rubbish and etc then I call it a truce...

    I prefer to avoid the clash and enjoy the time I have with them because when they are gone the room will permanently be tidy and I would be wishing they were home with a messy room... It has taken me a while to get to this head space!

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  7. If it wasn't so tidy she wouldn't be able to find all the things she loves and had forgotten about. eek.... Cherrie

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  8. Yep, there is certainly a lot of that going on here too!! I have learnt to just close the door.

    x

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  9. My little girl is looking at my screen with me. When I opened up your blog and she saw this picture, she immediately said:"That's such a fun room. It's so pretty and has such nice toys in there!"

    I guess they just see things differently when they are that age. Now the only question is: Who's right? We? Or they? :-)

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  10. This and more will come back to bite her on her cute little tooshie one day. I remember the day I became a parent, I suddenly saw my parents' job in a whole new light and appreciation for the emotional, financial and general grief that parenting puts you through lol.

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  11. Ah just wait till the teenage years! My daughter has always been messy ( takes after her mum) but now her room is so dank and revolting I enter at my peril!!!

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  12. I'm sure there is logic in that chaos somewhere! So fantastic to be carefree like that - makes me wish I was a kid again.

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  13. this is just like looks at my girls room ... it always makes me wonder why I bother!

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  14. You are so right. Thank you. And I will be holding you to it.

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  15. all too familiar!

    ... it's two steps back, one forward around here.

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  16. One day I couldn't open my daughter's door because of the pile of "stuff" behind it. When I finally got it open enough to poke my head in & ask her what the pile was all about, she looked up with the widest blue eyes and without a moment's hesitation, she told me that's her compost pile. Made all the more funny because we were practicing organic farming methods at the time, and I constantly preached "use it up as much as you can, then recycle or compost it." I had to scoot so she wouldn't see me laugh! And now she has a son & daughter of her own, and she has lots of compost piles all over the house!

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  17. ooh how about that! from one punky to another:

    girl, PICK UP AFTER YOURSELF!

    i work in a children's museum, which is more like a 2 storied warehouse-sized playground for kids. i pick up after kids all day. ALL DAY.

    so i say, please please please chalk up some good karma points soon and help your poor momma clean up your room? Maybe singing the Barney clean up song might help a little?

    xoxo

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