Ok, so I have a confession to make. Actually, I have several confessions to make, but I’m gonna focus on this one.
I wasted vast amounts of time this past weekend vegging out in front of the TV.
I watched every episode of Sister Wives Netflix has available. But that wasn’t enough. I then moved to the computer to see if more episodes were online. I watched clip after clip. Of course, when I was out of more to watch, I began surfing through the TLC website….where I discovered 19 Kids and Counting. So, I jumped back to the TV. Back to Netflix. And guess what? They have tons of episodes of the Duggars!
I learned a LOT from watching these shows. Really. I did. In fact, I learned so much, I now have new life goals. True story. Stop it! Don’t judge! I have a plan. It’s so brilliant, you will wish you had thought of it yourself. But before I share my brilliance, I need to explain.
First of all, Sister Wives. Now, don’t get me wrong. I am in NO WAY condoning, encouraging, or promoting polygamy. Polygamy is wrong. Period. End of story. So just get off your soap box for a moment and listen. These families team up. This family even lives in one G.I.G.A.N.T.I.C. house. The wives help each other out with childcare, cooking duties, financial responsibilities. It’s like one HUGE family but with several moms to hold down the fort. They form friendships and bond with each other and their children. The only problem I can see is this guy. This husband. He flaunts all over this giant house having himself a hi-ho time. Sure, he works and brings in some money. But most of the wives work, too.
After watching the entire first season, I have come to a spectacular conclusion. I could so have some sister wives ……….WITHOUT the hubby! I mean, think about it. Instant built in babysitter. You don’t like to cook? No problem. Trade duties for things you DO enjoy. All while living in harmony with your best friends. Put the kids to bed, and instant girls night! I bet millions would watch, too. Sister Friends…coming to a channel near you.
Next, the Duggars. Wow. 19 kids and yet another on the way. You can’t help but be curious. When you have your own classroom full of your very own rugrats, how do you survive?? I am completely worn out just from my five. My first thought before watching this family was, well……..you know. Let’s just say it wasn’t happy thoughts. But then, I sat down to watch.
And BAM! There it was! My dream home!
A laundry room with 4 washers and dryers. A room just to store everyone’s clothes in organized and labeled bins. HUGE bedrooms that hold multiple beds. Eight, yes, eight bathrooms! The living room is HUGE. The kitchen is as well, but then on top of that, they have a commercial kitchen in the back complete with cafeteria style buffet line. Their pantry looks like a small grocery store. The dining room contains soda fountains. They even have a game room and a slide next to the stairs in the game room. Wow. I completely thought they must be insane to have so many children. But then, I see this house. You can’t tell me a family this big could afford a house like that PRE-TV show. And they are constantly going places. Making appearances. Taking trips.
I’m thinking…..I can do this! All of this!! Sister Friends combined with the Duggars….
Just a few problems arise. Like how to keep pro-creating without a man in the picture. And that leads me to wonder what will I do with my hubby. I really like having him around. But then that messes up my whole sister friends idea. And then there’s the fact that I had a tubal years ago. Oh, and I need some other sister friends to sign up. And they must be willing to add to the production line as well. More babies means more square footage.
These problems are simply bumps in the road. That’s all. Nothing I can’t overcome. I would go on and explain, but then you would know too much. I can’t have anything or anyone interfering with, or heaven forbid, trying to steal my my awesome plan to get my dream house AND full-time help!
I know you must have a million questions, but I must go now. I have work to do. I have vacations (I mean, um, appearances) to plan and dream home house plans to create. It’s a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it.
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