I know, that sounds terrible. So let me explain. Isabella helped mommy make the bed. She did her part by adding the decorative pillows. Then she helped carry the hamper of laundry to the wash machine and helped put it in the washer and dryer. I give her all the light items that are easy to load like socks and underwear. My Princess then proceeded to help unload the dishwasher. Her own dishes go in a separate drawer and she is quite happy to be responsible for putting them away.
Then in the afternoon while I ate my candy bar, lounging lazily in the brown leather chair, I said, “Isabella, throw this away for mommy.” She happily grabbed my empty wrapper and threw it in the garbage in the kitchen.
Yes, child labor works for me.
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