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Superhero tendencies?

I have a theory… Chris is actually a superhero!
While I was away this weekend, he seems to have held everything together and had the whole house organised in a way that I never seem to manage.
Every night when Chris arrives home from work, he is greeted by a slightly exhausted, majorly frazzled looking woman. The dishwasher is often still full of clean things and the kitchen is covered in dirty dishes. The floors are covered in abandoned toys and the children are arguing over the next YouTube video.

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How different it is when he is left alone with the children! Somehow he had managed to wash and dry 2 loads of washing. The floor was clear. The washing up was all done.

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So just how does he do it?
Chris is the fun parent. The one who does the Warhammer painting. The one who gets muddy in the garden. The one they are eager to spend time with because he is out at work most of the day. He is the one who chose to be with them, to love them, to be their dad.

He is also used to independence, only 3 short years ago he was sorting his own life out day in day out. He has never needed me. He is used to running a household, taking care of others and putting their needs first (Ollie!) It was a major relationship breakthrough when I put his washing away for the first time!

Last night Chris left out a Lego set, maybe he is human after all… 🙂

20 comments

  1. I can relate so much to do this. I went to London for the day and expected to come home to carnage but the house was tidy and most importantly they had fun. I’m sure he hired someone to help. I don’t know how he did it. When I’m in charge it’s fun or clean house. There is no chance of both! #SharingTheBlogLove

  2. I feel exactly the same about my husband! He’s always the same – gets so much done around the house when he’s left with the kids, whereas if it’s me, the house is an absolute tip! I have realised that he will tend to ignore them and get on with the jobs, and then be ‘fun dad’ afterwards, whereas I will give them my attention all the time. Maybe I’m doing it wrong! Thanks for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

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  4. Haha my hubby is similar to yours in that he cooks, cleans and is ace. The only thing that I worry about is how he dresses our girls occasionally. Then again I came back from the Tots100 event to find my mum had put baby in her older sisters jumper and a pair of tights and she’s had three girls! #SharingtheBlogLove

  5. It is so lovely to shout about how dads are getting it right, I think there are so many reasons why they have it together but I for one know that I am glad I see my husband this way to and I could not do it without him, even in my frazzled mess sometimes! #sharingthebloglove

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