Saturday, September 09, 2006

The One Secret of Highly Effective People

Don't have any children.

I know this now because, a mere 12 hours into my child's visit to Grandma's house, and even after sleeping in and reading the whole damn paper, I have already tackled two jobs that have been nagging me for weeks, plus a load of dishes and another of laundry, and it's not even naptime. I would have gotten more jobs done, except I can't find the duct tape.

Also, here's a Hint from Heloise:

If your toddler scribbles in ballpoint pen all over Daddy's new extra-large LCD monitor, don't despair. Your child is worth much more than the $700 it takes to buy a new one.* Also, it will come off with a 50/50 solution of rubbing alcohol and water. Boo-ya! I have never, ever in my life felt so good after cleaning something before. Who says housewives don't have moments of job satisfaction?

* Black Market Price Index, 2006


Bert said...

Eh. I don't know. I don't feel very effective, and I don't have any children. I just sit around watching HGTV for hours instead of chasing little ones.

Moxie Mom said...

Any clue how to get permanent marker off walls?

…please don't say paint…