Thursday, 18 December 2008

Dedicated to all 'stay at home Mums!'

A man came home from work and found his three children outside,
still in their pajamas,
playing in the mud,
with empty food boxes and wrappers strewn all around the front yard.
The door of his wife's car was open,
as was the front door to the house and there was no sign of the cat.
Proceeding into the entry,
he found an even bigger mess.
A lamp had been knocked over,
and the throw rug was wadded against one wall.
In the front room the TV was loudly blaring a cartoon channel,
and the family room was strewn with toys and various items of clothing.
In the kitchen dishes filled the sink,
breakfast food was spilled on the counter,
the fridge door was open wide,
cat food was spilled on the floor,
a broken glass lay under the table,
and a small pile of sand was spread by the back door.
He quickly headed up the stairs,
stepping over toys and more piles of clothes,
looking for his wife.
He was worried she may be ill,
or that something serious had happened.
He was met with a small trickle of water as it made its way out the bathroom door.
As he peered inside he found wet towels,
scummy soap and more toys strewn over the floor.
Miles of toilet paper lay in a heap and toothpaste had been smeared over the mirror and walls.
As he rushed to t he bedroom,
he found his wife still curled up in the bed in her pajamas, reading a novel.
She looked up at him, smiled, and asked how his day went.
He looked at her bewildered and asked, "What happened here today?"
She again smiled and answered, "You know every day when you come home from work and you ask me what in the world did I do today?"
"Yeah," was his incredulous reply.

She answered, "Well, today I didn't do it."


Taken from AlMaghrib Forum.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

i like it!!!!

Anonymous said...

i like it!!!!

Anonymous said...

I wonder which novel she was reading...

Emma said...

MashAllah you hit the nail on the head with that one Umm M xxxx

Umm Maymoonah said...

AssalamuAlaikum em, (umm M!) Great to hear from you! Hope things are well down under...

The funny thing is I was thinking of me and you when I came across this.

Hope kids are well, you guys are deeply missed. Xx

Jamila said...

Essalam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

LOL!!!!!!! Copy & paste is in the near future... sending to all sisters ;-)

Lovely blog you have going here sister Masha'Allah.

Umm Maymoonah said...

You are most welcome! xx