The past few weeks have been tough on the girls since we put our house on the market. We took probably 75% of their toys and books and put them in the basement in a ridiculous attempt to pretend that no one lives here. We no longer do painting projects in the mornings, for fear that a huge mess will be made. I no longer do much cooking with Baby Girl because she is a messier cook than I. I spend my days vacuuming, dusting, cleaning windows and stainless steel appliances.
I had been feeling so guilty for taking the toys away for the sake of keeping the house clean until today: