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#RealityCheck: I’m a Mom, Not a Maid

I know this is radical thinking (I’m being sarcastic), but honestly – if people actually think that women LIKE cleaning everyone else’s wee off the floors, walls and toilet seats, or that it is somehow solely a woman’s job to do all of the housework, then they can seriously kiss my ass. For one—I could not care less about vacuuming. I mean, I do it, but I honestly do not give a shit about it. I know having a clean and tidy house is a source of great pride for…

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How to Involve Kids in Housework

It seems hard to believe, but you don’t have to set aside special time to accomplish tasks like painting or gardening on your own. You can involve kids in housework, and not only will they learn important life skills, you’ll have some great bonding experiences, too! My husband is really good at this one thing. I mean, super good. He’s a fantastic dad in a way I would have never imagined before we had children. I often joke that he has more maternal instinct than I do, except I’m not…

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