Kayla had spent two hours cleaning the four bedroom house that she, her husband and two sons called home, while they’d been at school and work respectively. And though her high hopes that the house would remain clean long enough to take a photo crumbled faster than a Hollywood marriage, doctors say there’s a silver lining.
“I cleaned the bomb site to within an inch of my life and got it looking shmicker than that shirtless Duke in Bridgerton” Kayla told The MOTS Mail.
“Before I could so much as brag about it on my Insta stories, let alone enjoy it with a wine, the brood walked through the door.”
“I optimistically asked if we could try and keep the house clean for at least two minutes, given the trouble I’d gone to. I may as well have been asking the Pope for a root.”
When Kayla’s husband reportedly trekked straight across the freshly mopped floors in dirt-drenched work boots, she’d quickly urged the kids to remove their shoes at the door, remembering all too late that their poor removal technique would result in the formation of a small beach.
“They come home with more sand in their shoes than brains in their head.” She said.
And that was only the beginning of the unfortunate events to come.
“Within twenty minutes I reckon there were school bags dropped in the middle of the hallway, clothes thrown on every bedroom floor, kitchen cupboards left hanging wide open and toilets left unflushed while excreted school lunches sat festering in the china..”
Putting one palm to her face, Kayla added “And it’s just occurred to me that I probably shouldn’t serve bolognese for dinner.”
Fortunately for Kayla, scientific research has shown that our memories are programmed to forget the severity of the pain of seeing sand tipped onto just-swept floors or watching grimy hands push open a spotless glass door.
“It’s similar to the phenomenon that allows women to forget the intensity of the pain of childbirth” says Sutherland doctor Hamish Clark.
“It’s the brain’s way of helping the body perform painful tasks again and again.”
In response to the news and the mess once again surrounding her, Kayla has poured herself a wine and returned to watching Bridgerton.
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