A Daily Routine For The Household

The Children wake up in the morning,
Go to the bathroom,
Look at their faces in the mirror,
Brush their teeth,
Take a quick shower,
Put on their clothes,
And hastily make their beds
.

Mom hushes the crying baby,
Cuddles it and breastfeeds it,
Gives the tiny tot a bath,
Heads for the kitchen,
Prepares a nice breakfast,
Calls the household,
And eats with them at the dining table
.

Grandma sends off the children to school,
Washes the dishes,
Cleans the stove,
Defrosts the refrigerator,
Dusts the furniture,
Mops the floor,
Wipes the windows,
And throws out the garbage
.

Aunt does the laundry,
Listens to music on her iPod,
Grabs a light lunch,
Browses through a publication,
Talks to the neighbour at the fence,
And goes to the grocery store
.

Dad fixes his old automobile
Trims the hedges,
Mows the lawn,
Waters the plants in the garden,
Rakes the leaves,
And sweeps the driveway
.

Mom begins to feel sleepy
She yawns and sighs
And she takes a nap on the lounge chair
In an hour or two she gets up,
Stretches her limbs,
And goes back to the kitchen
It is time to cook a delicious meal
.

She takes a bath in the afternoon,
Changes her clothes,
Sets the table and serves dinner
The family has dinner together,
Discusses important issues,
And makes jokes about one another
.

The children tidy their rooms,
Do their homework,
Play video games,
Make noise and misbehave,
Give their parents a headache,
Watch Television and eat supper
.

Dad takes the dog outside,
Locks up the house,
Tells the little ones a bedtime story,
Says a prayer for everyone,
Turns out the lights,
And goes to bed before midnight

This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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