5:45 am – Miss C is awake. She always hears me tip-toe around in the morning. Change her training pants and then head downstairs to prepare breakfast. Put Miss S’s lunch bag into her backpack.
6:00 am – wake Miss S and eat breakfast with the girls.
6:20 am – shower and prepare myself for the day.
6:40 am – make sure Miss S is dressed and ready for school. Dress Miss C. Brush hair and teeth for both girls.
7:00 am – drive Miss S to the school bus stop.
7:30 am – put on Winnie-the-Pooh for Miss C to watch while I clean the oven. I had left the baking soda/borax/white vinegar mixture on overnight. Now I need to thoroughly rinse it off.
7:45 am – Miss C comes to help me. She uses the water in my clean rinsing bowl to “paint” her clothes with water.
8:00 am – finish cleaning/rinsing the oven and clean up the water all over the floor.
8:10 am – change Miss C’s clothes.
8:15 am – build Lego towers with Miss C. Turn off DVD player.
8:45 am – head to laundry room to swap laundry to tumble dryer and put new load on. Miss C comes to help.
9:00 am – make sure DH has everything he needs for his business trip this week and Miss C and I say goodbye to him.
9:15 am – head back to kitchen while Miss C plays upstairs. Today is Monday. Laundry and kitchen cleaning day. Clean the stove top and hobs. Clean extractor fan.
9:30 am – Miss C comes into the kitchen looking for a snack. Prepare her snack and continue cleaning. Clean counter tops and backsplash.
9:45 am – Miss C has finished her snack and wants to play. We play upstairs with her puzzles.
10:00 am – time for my snack. Swap over laundry load into tumble dryer. Miss C comes to help again. Fold and put away dry laundry.
10:30 am – check email.
10:45 am – head back to the kitchen. Wipe down cupboard doors/pantry door/fridge door and dishwasher. Hand Miss C a damp cloth so she can “help” too.
11:10 am – prepare lunch for Miss C and myself.
11:30 am – time for Miss C’s nap
11:45 am – Work on draft blog post.