When I'm pregnant, the OCD goes to another level! When I clean, it's not the usual mopping, dusting, reorganizing the closet, it's full blown, stay out of my way, don't drop a crumb or you'll lose a thumb cleaning.
I pull everything out of all the closets, all of them, reorganize and wash stuff. I pull everything off of the refrigerator, pull it out from the wall, sweep and mop behind it, then clean and organize the inside of it. I do the same with the stove, I pull it off the wall, clean the entire thing, and then put it back. Every little nook and cranny gets cleaned. I get on my hands and knees to clean the floors because that's the only way to get close to the wall. Windows get washed, floors get steam cleaned, and I vacuum the ceiling corners. The fans and lights even get cleaned. Kind of crazy, I know, I just can't help it. Though I do wonder, in a house that we don't wear shoes, how do the carpets and floors get so dirty? UGH, it drives me crazy!
No, I'm not like this all the time. I do keep a clean house, it may be messy, but what do you expect in a house full of boys. I do like to clean, I always have, ever since I was little. I think that my grandma smiles down on me with the way I take care of my house and kids, I remind myself of her, a little. When I think of a clean house, hers would have been at the top of every list! You could eat off of her floors on any given day, they were seriously that clean. I wouldn't recommend that in my house, but they are pretty clean too.
For those of you moms out there, what do you do when nesting? Are you as OCD as myself? For those of you that aren't moms, how much do you enjoy cleaning? Do any of you have any tips or tricks for me. I only have a couple weeks left, but I'd bet there is something I might have missed.
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