Monday, July 19, 2010

Temporary Empty Nest

Yes, it's true. Andy and I are empty-nesters. Just for one glorious week without the sounds of "I'm hungry!", "Can I go over to my friend's house?" or "Are we going to the pool today?. This is the first time ever to have all three kids at Grandma and Grandpa's house. Yes, I'm definitely loving it!

So far, I've cleaned Grant's room and one bathroom from top to bottom. I've sanitized tubs, shampooed carpets, mopped floors and it feels great. I've even tossed a few toys away without anyone retrieving them from the garbage. It's very liberating to say the least.

Well, I gotta go and tackle another project (painting the kitchen) and just so I won't be bothered...here's what the front door says....


10 comments:

Mamma has spoken said...

Enjoy your time without the kiddos. It really does help you to re-engergize yourself and get those things done that would never get done with them there.
Don't forget to take some time with the hubby too;o)

Sarah said...

Haha - that is awesome. The sign on the door. This is one of the reasons I think I only want one kid - less to do. I know that is selfish but we will see if Todd will go for that in the long run! :)

Cheeseboy said...

Oh... my... goodness! Funniest thing I have seen all week. Enjoy your time.

Mindee@ourfrontdoor said...

Amy! That sign is hilarious and wonderful. Good thinking.

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Carla said...

I Love the sign!!! I hope it keeps your doorbell unrung all week. I thinks the kids are going to have a great time at Grandma and Grandpa's

Anonymous said...

Is it working? How funny!

Mom

Teachinfourth said...

Hope you enjoy this temporary respite in the midst of the chaos...

Cari said...

That sign is such an Amy thing to do! I love it! I hope you two are enjoying some peace and quiet.

Penny L said...

ah, that sign is amazing! :-) good going, Amy! I can't even imagine what it must be like....it's never happened to us (and never will) so I will live vicariously though you!