There's always something for a mum to be doing; cleaning, playing with the children, visiting family.
- (24/7) once you sign on to be a mother, that's the only shift they offer
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper
I've been a stay-at-home mum for nearly 8 years and haven't managed one single day when there weren't chores to do. Every day is filled with chores; ironing, washing, cooking, cleaning. I do my best to get the most important jobs done, like making sure I feed the boys, and get some time to spend with the children. But sometimes I do resort to the Xbox.