Just call me Ms. Virtuous because I cleaned up my house in the middle of the school holidays instead of waiting in ever-growing mess and hatred of said ever-growing mess till the kids weren't around. It looks great, apart from the laundry-basket full of stuff found in the Grown-Ups' Room that belongs in other rooms (mostly the boys' room), and the box of Lego that needs sorting. But both those receptacles are tucked away tidily behind the door. Also, I did the unheard of and mopped my floor twice in one day because we had Mother's Group here this morning. And although I knew having 10 kids here on a rainy day meant it would be madness to mop before they arrived, I just had to do it. Mostly because one of the visitors is still crawling. When they're all upright they can run around on my filthy floor. Until then, I will do the right thing. I just mopped again when they all left, and it didn't kill me.
During my clean up I found a few notes around the house. Climber has been just checking in with Lego..
... making sure he'll remember all the things he'll need when he sets off to Hogwarts next term...
... making assignations with girl students from Hogwarts. (What could it possibly be about? Do you think they're part of a secret club or something?)
... and doing his Potions homework.
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