“Wow, your girls sure are comfortable around the kitchen.”
The friend who said this to me was visiting us with his family. He would repeat the statement several times over the course of the weekend, but I believe the first time he mentioned my daughters’ culinary confidence was while watching my seven-year-old slice herself an apple at the kitchen island.
I nodded and smiled in response, acting every bit the proud mother.
What I thought – but did not say – is that the five words that most strike terror into my heart are: “Can I help you, Mommy?” followed closely by, “I’ll do it by myself!”
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😂 😆 😂 “Now, I should mention that my daughters all have specific chores for which they are each responsible; chores they have to be reminded to do on a daily basis. Oddly enough, their chores are never the things they’re volunteering to help with or do by themselves. “