This thought hit me as I was cleaning the bathroom and tidying up the house for a visit from the All State guy today. He's a friend of my BIL's and naturally with a 4 month old, the house can tend to be messy at times.
When you go to your friends homes, do you expect it to be spotless and clean? I don't mean your friend has left the toilet seat dirty, or that there is a ton of crap all over the place, but if it isn't yup to your standards of cleanliness, do you judge them based on that?
I would say if anything I look at some of my friends homes and think"How do they do it?" Granted, my situation is different. taking care of my child is more important than having a spotless home. Not to say my house is a filthy mess either. I know I have apologized for my messy apt on more than one occasion to a MiceChatter when i lived in CA.
Anyway....no I do not judge my friends/family on their homes if they are not up to my standards. What about you?