All families need plans and mine badly needed one this morning. So, since I AM the
After removing all the knives and sharp objects from the dish washer, I designated Landon to
I delegated Janae to:
1: go potty
2: put underwear on
3: get dressed
Knowing my family was functioning around a plan and each member had assigned projects and jobs that would take them an "x" amount of time, I knew I had approximately 4.37 minutes to shower, put deodorant on and get dressed.
Sure enough, when I got done, Landon had all the dishes lined up on the counter ready to be put up in the cupboard, Janae was completed and topped off with a backwards jumper and Alex was happily dumping pantry items over the gate and into the dining room.
They were all happy, no one was fighting and work had actually been done in my absence!! I on the other hand, was showered, clean and dressed and enjoying the aroma of peace that rarely graces our mornings. A hot cup of coffee waited for me on the table.
I'm thinking Family Planning is something I should do more often.