Saturday, July 21, 2007

Sabbath Servant (and Venting)

So, isn't Sabbath supposed to be a day of rest and relaxation. Not in this household. I had to teach and lead SS today. I was up and dressed. Kids were just waking up when I was ready to leave. I felt bad and guilty for leaving them, but promised I would pick them up for church. At church everyone must think I am a bad mommy for leaving my family behind. I even prepare the night before. I know that the hubby works all week and wants to relax on the weekends, but is it to much to ask him to HELP PICK UP THE SLACK!!!!!! He is the one never ready to go for church. I feed everyone, get all the stuff ready, the least he could do is get himself ready. Sometimes I feel very much like a single parent. So, I came home and picked up the family and we did get to attend church together. Came home while the hubby slept all afternoon. I had to feed everyone again. Last night someone had promised that I could go to bed and they would clean up the kitchen. Well, after lunch there was proof that their were pa toe and bean remains all over and splattered on the wall too. Nothing was cleaned, and both sinks were clogged. So, spent most of the afternoon scrubbing down the kitchen. Is it too much to ask that if you are using MY MIXER and the kitchen to clean up after yourself?? The kids are running like ninnies through the house and I just don't care today. I am outside having fun in the sun and doing my blog. Hopefully we will have a better evening at Peter's party. Thanks for letting me let off some steam. I feel better and will go for a drive now to clear away all the bad thoughts and feelings I have left. Men, you can't live with them and you can't live without them.


Mama of two hapas said...

The crux of the problem is that they don't think the same things are important that we a tidy house, getting someplace on time, or clean laundry! :) I do think we could live without them...we just don't really want to! :)

happymom said...

Thanks Val, for the perspective. I do love my hubby. Just wish sometimes that men could just be a woman for a day to see things from our viewpoint and to appreciate a little more all we really do. That would be very interesting indeed. :)