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Toddler: (excitedly) see Mommy, I put my toys nicely. I cleaned shelf and kept my toys. I helping you! 

Me: (First look at an empty bookshelf with two toys. Next look at tens of books strewn all over the floor – that previously were stacked in aforementioned shelf) (sigh inwardly) (Smiling at toddler) Good job! 

This is only one of many things that I get helped with… But hey, points for effort! After all, it’s really the thought that counts… as you realize with motherhood! šŸ¤“