Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Little Treasures for a Domesticated Moment

dirty-laundryIt is an understatement to say that I am not domesticated. I try – I really do, but the domesticated gene was never passed on, even though my mom tried her best.

She sews; I don’t own a needle or thread. She irons her clothes after each load; I iron my crumpled piles five minutes before I need to wear the clothes. She scrubs her floors on her hands and knees; I cheat with a swiffer and an H20 mop. She cooks for fun; I cook only when I have to. Most of all, she does laundry every day while I do laundry once a week or once every two weeks when we have a panicked “where is my soccer uniform” moment. Continue reading

September 3, 2009 Posted by | Blog, Parenting, Reflecting | , , , , , | 1 Comment