checklist.jpg


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.

Parent hacks