Use A Shared To-Do List To Keep Relationships Strong
Feb 15, 2012 12:45
Compromise is always a good way to ensure relationships last. But couple that in with partnership and thoughtfulness, and you've got a recipe of a long lasting one. The Parent Hacks blog suggests that busy couples create a to-do list. They get to choose which task to take:
When you find yourself about to begin a new item from the to-do list, ask your spouse which of the two tasks he/she would prefer to do. "You want to stay down here and clean up the dishes, or get the kids started on their baths?"
Or use a checklist like the above (from thenest.com), or make a Google calendar or other schedule. There are more ways of course but this is just one of them to let you communicate with one another without keeping a resentment about chores.
Let's face it we live in an age where stress is a major part of our lives. Whether it's stress at our workplace or personal stress around the house, we all get stressed out from time to time. Dealing with the constant pressure is not an easy job. We all need a way to unwind and put all the pressure behind us. Read more