A man came home from work and found his 3 children outside, still in their pajamas, playing in the mud, with empty food boxes and wrappers strewn around garden, The door of his wife’s car was open, as was the front door to the house and no sign of the dog, walking in the door, he found …an even bigger mess.
A lamp had been knocked over, the throw rug was against one wall, In the front room, the TV was playing loudly with the cartoon channel, the family room was strewn with toys and various items of clothing.
In the kitchen, dishes filled the sink, breakfast food was spilled on the counter, the fridge door was open wide, dog food was spilled on the floor, a broken glass lay under the table, and a small pile of sand was spread by the back door.
He quickly headed up the stairs, stepping over toys and more piles of clothes, looking for his wife. He was worried she might be ill, or that something serious had happened. He was met with a small trickle of water as it made its way out the bathroom door. As he peered inside he found wet towels, scummy soap and more toys strewn over the floor. Miles of toilet paper lay in a heap and toothpaste had been smeared over the mirror and walls.
As he rushed to the bedroom, he found his wife still curled up in the bed in her pajamas, reading a novel. She looked up at him, smiled and asked how his day went.
He looked at her bewildered and asked, ‘What happened here today?’ She again smiled and answered, ‘you know every day when you come home from work and you ask me what in the world do I do all day?
”Yes,” was his incredulous reply.
She answered, ‘Well, today I didn’t do it.’
What a novel approach!
Husbands and Father’s…love your wife and your kids mom!
Enjoy the Day!!
Source: The Goodwill Librarian
LOL Yowtch! What a zinger!
So true.. I had three sons and I’d ask the same question. I was foolish
A woman’s work is never done, and if she shirks it, chaos is the result. This is a wonderful, humorous reminder of what husbands take for granted.
Totally agree with you! A mother’s work, no man nor woman can understand. It’s tedious and endless.
I should try that next time, DO Nothing~ hahahahaha
Reblogged this on sachemspeaks and commented:
Great story for Mothers Day!
That’s just brilliant!
Love this. All it takes is one day of staying in bed to let the guys know what we do all day. Nothing at all, DEAR!!!
Reblogged this on FootPrints and commented:
Kudos to all hardworking moms out there!
Enjoy mothers day. Relax, eat ice cream. Rest.
Awww…thank you so much for the kind words that you shared about me on your page. I am glad that you enjoy “Good Time Stories.” I hope that you come back and visit often!
Mom was truly “Queen for a Day.” She deserved to do nothing just to show that moms are so so important to family life. Life stops when mom stops. Great story.