“Let it Go” Parody- Can’t Clean it Up Anymore!

Let it Go parody, Can't Clean it Up Anymore!

Why a parody video??? You might ask.

The answer is simple, because making people laugh is my passion! I created this website not only as a place to provide parents with tips on their child’s speech and language development and parenting, but also to make people laugh and smile and to spread joy.

As a mom, a Speech Pathologist, and a person, I find that laughter is a necessity.Β  In my career, I have always focused on fun activities that create meaningful learning opportunities.

As a mom, my favorite moments are the ones when my kids and I are laughing uncontrollably at something simple and silly. Sometimes as a parent, things get so stressful, the only way to make it to the other side gracefully is to laugh at yourself and the crazy chaos.

As a person, I’ve always loved entertaining others through singing and performing and have a very self-deprecating nature. I think of myself as a musical clown at times because singing and making people laugh are where I feel at my best (and goofiest).

This particular video was inspired by my constantly messy house, or as I like to call it, my three ring circus. I decided that letting the mess go was the best option at times in order to stay in the moment and accept things as they are. I used to try to keep up with it to no avail and was a ball of stress. I still have moments where I look around my house at the end of the day and go, “ahhhhh!” But, I’ve gotten much better at instead looking at my happy kids and saying, “awe!”

As I slowly start to let go of unreasonable expectations of myself as a mom, I feel like I am taking off pressure and it helps me to be more present and find joy and laughter in simple moments. When I focus on measuring my day in meaningful moments with my little ones rather than achieving perfection, I am so much happier!

It took me about a year to finish this and get the courage to post it online, but I’m ready to release the fear of the unknown and “Let it Go!!”

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What are things your kids do that make you laugh at all the parenting chaos? We’d love to hear in the comments below!

Thanks to our amazing friends and family for their support and cameos in the video! Thanks to John Caviness for all his help in creating the video!

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22 comments on “Let it Go” Parody- Can’t Clean it Up Anymore!

  • Linh Le

    This was soo funny Alison! Thanks for sharing . You have a beautiful voice . I struggle to keep my house clean too with Ashton:(

  • Julie Davidson

    This is hilarious Alison!!! I can totally relate…I’ve definitely let it go around casa de Davidson lately! And by the way, you are SUPER talented πŸ™‚

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks Julie!! So glad it gave you a laugh! πŸ™‚

  • Samantha Ramos

    I’m right along with you with the not stressing about the mess. Especially right now with my newborn, I’d go crazy if I worried about a messy house. Time I would be cleaning is spent spending quality time with my kids. Love the parody!! πŸ™‚

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Sammy- I totally agree! With my first baby I was a clean freak and super stressed. Second time around with my two year old has been much more relaxed! I can laugh at the mess now! πŸ™‚

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  • Steph Mignon

    OMG this is sooooo awesome! Love, love, LOVE it Alison. Sharing everywhere!

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks Steph! I am so glad you enjoyed it and so appreciate you sharing! πŸ™‚

  • Wendy

    Thanks for linking up with us at Hip Homeschool Moms! I love your video! My kids are older now (20, 18, and 12), and it’s still not easy to keep the house clean! But I’m enjoying the years of having my children at home. It won’t be much longer for me until they’re out of the house, so I’m trying to enjoy it now and not worry so much about the house. πŸ™‚

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks Wendy! So glad you liked it! I agree, it’s so important to savor the precious moments with them. πŸ™‚

  • Lisa (mummascribbles)

    This is brilliant – I love it! Well done for being brave and posting it because it’s made me and probably a lot of other people smile πŸ™‚ Thanks so much for linking up with #TwinklyTuesday

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks Lisa! That means so much to me! Making people smile makes me smile. πŸ™‚

  • Jessica

    The kids won’t remember the mess. They will, however, remember the forts, and mommy being the queen. πŸ˜‰

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      So true Jessica! πŸ™‚

  • Jenessa Mullen

    I love this! You have a great voice and I love the line about not being able to fold laundry right – I completely agree. Great video and great website. Stopping by from the #TwinklyTuesday link-up.

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thank Jenessa! So glad you like the video and the site! I am the worst laundry folder, but it gives me good laugh anyway! Glad I’m not alone. πŸ™‚

  • Marissa

    This is a great parody! I am right there, after years of cleaning up after the little ones in an attempt of keeping my perfect house, I’ve “let it go” and am embracing the play times.

    Thanks for sharing with #TwinklyTuesday, I’m so glad I stopped by!

    Marissa

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks Marissa! Glad I’m not alone and so glad you enjoyed! πŸ™‚

  • Baby Isabella

    That’s the funniest thing we’ve seen all day! Thanks for cheering us up! #TwinklyTuesday I love Frozen too!

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks, so glad you enjoyed! πŸ™‚

  • Shannon Alesch

    Adorable video Alison!! We love it!! And your voice is amazing!!

    • Alison Edelstein
      Alison Edelstein (author)

      Thanks Shannon!! Having your family a part of it makes it that much more special! πŸ™‚

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