Friday, September 05, 2008


Signs that our parenting standards have weakened since adding additional children to the litter:

Carter wasn't allowed to watch SpongeBob Squarepants until he was 4 years old.
Jack can sing the theme song.

Carter's bed was perfectly made each day; room was kept tidy; design theme was changed each year.
I haven't seen the top of the bunkbed in a week; toys are picked up, but "tidy" is a stretch; what is a theme?

Closets were impeccably organized, clothes hung by size and season, shoes lined up perfectly.
Jack's clothes are still in the guest room closet, seasons are mixed, shoes thrown in a cubby.


Shannon said...

Now your house is like mine and I thought I was doing pretty good. For what it's worth, we never make our beds. :)

starnes family said...

We do make our bed every day. Carter's is on the top bunk and out of sight and it's so annoying to crawl up there. Jack's just has a sheet and his Thomas blanket. Lainey's crib is easy to straighten. So, we have minimal upkeep.

The perfectionist in me will re-emerge soon if the house goes on the market.

Anonymous said...

Glad to know that your crown is tilting a little bit. ;)