With all of the kids home for summer vacation, the number of cups around the kitchen have gotten out of hand. When you have to run the dishwasher twice a day, it's time to get crafty.
I took a few minutes and thought about what was most important (to me) to have the kids accomplish on a daily basis. Of course, chores was on the top of my list, but I also wanted the kids to read, do something healthy, help cook, etc.
Time flies, especially when you are arguing with the world's most determined litigator...
When you are a parent out-numbered by your kids, it is necessary to enlist help from the troops, especially where chores are involved.
"Cultivate a sense of compassion and responsibility for others. You have a bigger impact on the lives of those under you than you can imagine."
The hardest thing is getting started. The first thing I force myself to do is to get fully dressed.