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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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! 334
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 check off what I have done on my chart on my wall everyday and have an end of day journal that I write in so I can see how much I have accomplished. I have a 6 month chart, that has symbols, a weight chart that goes from week to week, and a measurement chart I do one a month, each ending in 6 month. And anytime I feel low, or like giving up, I just look at what have done, and how far I have come.
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