Both my husband and I work full time. We also have two young children. Because things around the house were not getting done, or having to be done all in one day (ruining weekends), I created a chore chart. This allows both my husband and I to do just one thing around the house in the evening (ex. he will do two loads of laundry one day and I will clean the bathroom, the next day my chore will be to put that laundry away). It makes for organized more relaxed evenings with the kids!
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Sticker charts are not just for little kids and chores. Choose something you want to do every single day, buy a package of stars or smiley faces, and put a chart where you can't miss it. (Mine is on the bathroom mirror.)
Sample chart at http://bit.ly/gwWpiW
I created a chore chart for my family and now everyone fights over who gets to do what chore. It makes it so easy to keep track of it and the kids can earn extra video game time, a night out, or a fun outing.
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