Cam is back from his last trip to Melbourne before the baby is due to arrive! Yay! Jenn was on emergency stand-by to come to hospital with me in case the little tacker decided to abandon ship a bit early but we’ve made it. We’re used to him going away all the time now – we all miss him lots, but it’s not too bad.
Jack gets given the “man” jobs around the house. Just yesterday, Matilda came running out of the toilet screaming and yelling “There’s a spider!” It was a little daddy long legs, about the size of a 10c piece, right up in the corner of the ceiling, but there was no way she was doing wees until it was gone. So Jack, bless him, got the broom, reached up and got the spider then took it outside and killed it. It’s just a shame he’s not big enough to take out the bins, walk the dog, mow the lawn…
I think it will be really weird settling into a new “routine” (if there is such a thing in Mozambique) with Cam not going out to “work” each day. It’s going to take a bit of adjusting to get used to having him around home a bit more. I’m not too sure if I like that idea. I’m so used to doing things the way I like them, sometimes it’s just annoying when he “helps.”
It got to the point that I had to make a sign to put in the cupboard to remind him about the way I would like him to put the plastic Ikea cups in. You see, I really like them stacked upside down – just because it’s so much easier to get them out, particularly when he insists on putting them in one huge pile all the way to the top of the shelf. But he doesn’t seem to understand, and EVERY time he upacks the dishwasher, they’re up the other way again. It drives me nuts.
Isn’t that ridiculous – I sound completely crazy, I know :-). It really shouldn’t matter and I’m really just being selfish and annoying. But I really do think that us all being together more is something I’m going to take a while to get used to. I really should start practising being less of a pain now.
I totally relate to that…there is a great lesson in that 🙂 for us women