No one was more sad than me, though, because selfishly, one of the best parts of when my parents come is that my Mom is like a little busy home-making fairy who can barely stand to sit down. She cooks, cleans, organizes, and does the laundry! She collects it all, cleans it all and folds it all, and then puts all the kids' stuff away neatly. Laundry is my absolute worst enemy. I hate it to the depths of my soul, but my hands are tied since we all enjoy wearing clean clothes, using clean towels and sleeping in clean sheets. So, laundry must go on, and I must continue to do it.
I would rather clean toilets, mow lawn, pull weeds, take out the garbage or even clean the garage than do laundry. And somehow, the third baby increased laundry by what seems like magnitudes. It's never ending, and I think part of the problem is that it is a multi-step process. Collect, wash, dry, fold, put away. It just take so ridiculously long, and if you do anything like run an errand, feed children or sit down to eat, you run the risk of not hearing when one load is done and it throws the whole process off. As a result, it takes FOREVER to do laundry, and just when you're done, it's time to do it again.
So, when the laundry fairy arrives at my house, I rejoice with great joy and happiness that I get one week off of laundry duty!! Now, I just have to put all the clean clothes and dream of the next time the laundry fairy arrives.