When I was a child I loved the book If you Give a Mouse a Cookie… as I have grown older- I came up with my own version of this childhood favorite that I could relate to. How about you, can you relate?
If you give a woman an Hour
If you give a woman an hour, she’s going to want to take a warm bath.
When she goes in the bathroom to run the water,she will see that the sink needs to be cleaned.
When she finishes cleaning the sink she will notice that she needs a new towel for her bath.
When she goes to the laundry room to get a towel she will see the loads need to be changed.
When she finishes changing the loads she folds the load of jeans from the dryer.
When the jeans are folded she will walk to her closet to put them away.
As she walks into the closet she will notice that she has shoes laying on the floor.
She starts to pick them up and remembers that she was going to donate that pair because they hurt her feet when she walks.
She will go to the garage to get a box.
While she is in the garage she will notice that the trash needs to be taken out.
After she takes the trash out to the curb she will come inside and look for an empty box.
While looking for the box she will discover a box of pictures that she has not seen in years.
She will sit and look through the pictures and start to cry.
When she starts to cry she will need a tissue.
As she goes to find the box of tissues it reminds her that she needed to find an empty box in the garage.
She returns to the garage and locates a box to take to her closet.
She will start by packing the shoes but then begin going through her drawers, shelves, and hanging clothes too.
When the box is full she will carry it to the car.
As she puts it in the car she will notice that the car needs to be cleaned
She will grab her keys.
After she drops off the box of clothes and finishes cleaning the car at the car wash she will remember that they are out of milk for dinner.
While at the grocery store grabbing milk she will decide that brownies sound good for dessert.
She will shop for the ingredients needed before checking out.
At the checkout she will run into a friend who asks her to go walking later that night.
She agrees to meet her after dinner.
She will get home to make dinner and brownies.
After eating dinner with her family and cleaning up the kitchen, she heads out to meet her friend to walk.
As they walk they talk about how tired and stressed out they both are.
When she is finished walking she realizes that she needs a shower.
Chances are if she needs a shower… she will wish she had an hour to take a bath and relax.
Can you relate??? Statistics show us that the average woman wastes AT LEAST one hour a day with distractions and disorganization… so the question is: What would you do if someone gave you an hour?