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If for one week somebody came in and did a chore for you what would it be?

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namechangea Sat 22-Jun-13 09:21:48

Mine would be somebody to put ALL the clean laundry away. It's neverending.

amazingmumof6 Wed 26-Jun-13 15:51:03

fussy I once was without my washing machine for 3 weeks. I was slightly traumatised. it was genuinely horrible. we do have 6 kids, baby was only 7 months old.

I couldn't function properly - but the silver lining was that in my rebellious hours of "If-I-can't-do-the-washing-&-can't -keep-up-I-might-as-well-do-fuck-all" I was fuffing about on the Internet and found Mumsnet.

so don't despair. something good will come out of it.wink

fussychica Wed 26-Jun-13 14:33:00

Washing up - how much longer will I have to wait to sort my kitchen out and go back to having a dishwasher again?

amazingmumof6 Wed 26-Jun-13 10:26:48

day four in Zombie land as baby DD is teething and has a virus. I'm so tired I want to cry, but I won't. I need to reserve my energy.

I'm so exhausted that I need a new word.

I'm Zombed.

I haven't had a full night sleep since DS1 was born almost 12 years ago, so my wish is a night nurse, on duty from 11pm till 7am so I can have a full night sleep.
every night

SupermansBigRedPants Wed 26-Jun-13 00:32:30

Sorting washing. Luckily dd does it whilst I sit and boss her about grin but not often enough only once a week it really needs to be 3 at least.

elQuintoConyo Wed 26-Jun-13 00:30:00

colditz sad so bad you had to tell us twice thanks

For me: cooking! Everything else I can do myself, most of it doesn't bother me. Sweeping and mopping is a necessary hasske, but laundry, ironing, cleaning the bathrom... nope, they don't phade me.

But, cooking, grrrrrrrrr hate it, hate it, hate it. It's just fuel. Chopped onions, peppers and garlic come frozen in bags, thanks. I make Christmas pudding but it bores the arse hairs off me, despite having a lovely friend who is my Christmas-pudding-cooking-buddy.

colditz Wed 26-Jun-13 00:21:50

Picking things up off the floor.

I answered this question here about five years ago. Sadly, the answer hasn't changed.

colditz Wed 26-Jun-13 00:20:38

Picking things up off the floor.

I answered this question here about five years ago. Sadly, the answer hasn't changed.

MummyAbroad Wed 26-Jun-13 00:20:17

Fix something! Everything is in varying states of decay, would be marvellous if week by week things started working again.

ThisIsMummyPig Wed 26-Jun-13 00:17:20

Proper deep clean of the carpets (with a washer thing). Its not so much the cleaning, as the moving of the furniture.

Startail Wed 26-Jun-13 00:12:45

What is it with bathrooms, I wave a cloth at ours once in a blue moon and throw cleaner down the loo now and then.

It's the least troublesome room in the house.

Now if someone wants to clean my kitchen and mob the floor....

OneLaundryBaskettoRuleThemAll Wed 26-Jun-13 00:08:54

Clean the oven.

TheOriginalNutcracker Sun 23-Jun-13 20:08:19

Put the bin bags out. I hate doing it

loveliesbleeding1 Sun 23-Jun-13 20:05:06

Sounds silly but I would have someone come and peel potatoes I cannot stand doing it, soooo boring

lynseyclark Sun 23-Jun-13 10:16:40

ironing if someone invented a machine with a big hole in the top that you throw a buddle of clothes in then they came out ironed and folded they be a millionaire

amazingmumof6 Sun 23-Jun-13 08:45:05


namechangea Sat 22-Jun-13 21:57:07

Laundry is obviously a big issue in most houses not just mine. DH seems to create as much washing as Dd1 and DD2hmm I of course create very little ahem

HoobleDooble Sat 22-Jun-13 13:11:50

Just generally declutter and reorganise me!

Mintyy Sat 22-Jun-13 13:09:05

Clean the bathroom. Luckily, I have a wonderful person who does this and I always feel so grateful.

Lavenderloves Sat 22-Jun-13 13:05:16

Oh god oven i change my mind, its in need of a good clean.

Lavenderloves Sat 22-Jun-13 13:04:36

Bonzo, you need to starve him out cheeky monkey.

Floors, all 3000 square foot of them, never ending job.

FiftyshadesofYoni Sat 22-Jun-13 13:03:57

Deep clean my oven please

Locketjuice Sat 22-Jun-13 13:01:47

Put all the clothes away smile

Wolfcub Sat 22-Jun-13 13:01:12

ironing or endless dusting

PipkinsPal Sat 22-Jun-13 13:00:58

Hoovering, mop the kitchen floor and clean the windows inside and out.

bonzo77 Sat 22-Jun-13 13:00:31

Feeding DS1. He's 3. Not fussy. But just won't feed himself. It's driving me crazy. 3 fucking years of feeding him.

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