This is the normal routine when we do not have anything planned in the morning.
6:00 - Wake up
6:30 - Try to cook breakfast (that is if Thelma would request it, if not, then nada)
7:00 - Smile back at Paco as he run out from the bedroom smiling after his sleep
7:30 - Play with Paco, change his diaper, feed him milk
8:00 - Greet Andres as he wakes up and ask his breakfast request (normally, there is none, so I cook hotdog and prepare his milk)
9:00 - Greet Ponso a good morning as he wakes up
9:15 - Prepare Ponso’s milk
10:00 - Prepare Paco’s Bath as Andres and Ponso watches TV or play computer games
10:30 - Do cleaning chores (laundry, wash dishes, milk bottles) as I watch Paco bathe
11:30 - Ponso and Andres takes over the bath place while Paco prepares to sleep
12:00 - Shouts at Andres and Ponso to keep quiet while they play while bathing as Paco sleeps
1:00 - Eats lunch with Andres and Ponso and try to listen attentively and animatedly as they discuss Ben Ten and Mario Party Game
2:00 - Ignore Andres and Ponso as they demand that we go somewhere in the afternoon while I try to lie down beside the sleeping Paco.
2:15 - Prepare Paco’s milk while Ponso and Andres fight over TV programs.
2:30 - I do not remember anymore and I just go through the motion of chores and shouts and threats and hugs and kisses and laughs with Andres, Ponso and Paco while praying that I survive until Thelma arrives home or we go pick her up at school.
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