Today I received a text from one of my beautiful, not-adopted children. It read, My friend, (girl I know from the group home), asked to move in with us. I told her no, there isn’t enough room.
Boy howdy, she got that right. There are so many toothbrushes around here I have taken to keeping mine in my bedroom. The daily chore list takes up two pages because there are so many people to make “chore annoyed” every day. The bright side is that I rarely have chores to do myself. I can’t say they are always done well, but they are always attempted. I’m usually okay with attempted chores. There is something special about living with four people who have proprioception issues. Almost nothing gets wiped down well. Eh, I’m getting used to sticky everything.
One of my precious colleagues implies, nearly daily, that I have sucker stamped on me somewhere. I think the kids secretly take turns writing it on my back while I sleep. Seems I can’t see it. Apparently cats and dogs know it’s there, too.
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