I can remember one time when my children were young, they were busy with their chores and my sister-in-law was over at our house.
After taking a trip to the bathroom, she came back into the kitchen with a funny look on her face.
“Karen, have you watched Ryan clean the toilet?” she asked innocently.
“Um, not lately,” I said, with a feeling of trepidation, “why?”
She answered, “Well, I was just in there and he had a washcloth by the corner and was swirling it around in the bowl, like this” and she demonstrated. Of course I was horrified, and dashed to the bathroom for yet another lesson on how to clean a toilet.
There are several things to be learned from that episode: