"Come on Mummy, it's tidy-up time now. Bit messy here Mummy."
"You sit down there turn round to table. Turn round, sit DOWN Mummy."
"Mummy Imi wants you NOW"
"You do washing up now Mummy"
"Mummy my glasses bit manky, you clean them Mummy."
So why is it, after a day spent in tidy-up time, washing, wiping, folding, sorting, organising, and cleaning, that I am sitting here surrounded by pieces of jigsaw puzzle, bits of glitter and Christmas confetti, three blankets, two cats,