So today is laundry day. We have an issue with easy child/difficult child being lazy and leaving things in his pockets so I had him separate his clothes and told him nicely at least 12 times to check every single pocket. He assured me he did. Well as I was taking the laundry out of the washer an old cheese stick fell out. Yes - a cheese stick!! It was wrapped still but sopping wet. So gross! He started crying and saying it's not his fault. Hmmm well I'm pretty sure it is his fault bc not only do we have a no food upstairs rule but I asked him to check his pockets 12 times. So yeah - totally 100% his fault. He's punished now. And I'll be serving him that very cheese stick for dinner tonight. I won't actually make him eat it but I'm pretty sure he'll get my point when he comes down expecting a good meal and finds a soggy old cheese stick on his plate instead Yup I'm officially the meanest mom ever but I'm so done with the bs.