chores and watercolors

color

after a rough day, i did 2 small things.  the watercolors are back in the dining room.

paint

the chore chart is made.  they pull a slip of paper (without looking) and then do the chore on the matching color of paper. they’ve all done it a couple of times.  it is so simple.  it is so minimal.  but it is more than we had.

chores

part of what i like about this is that all three of the kids can do these jobs.  of course i like that, we’re all doing the same thing.

4 thoughts on “chores and watercolors

  1. I’m getting to the point of wanting.needing.longing for a chore chart. Sophie is still so young and I hate the hassle and battle of getting her to pick up her toys. But the result is that I do it. Along with everything else.

    I love your chore chart. I might not implement it right away, but it’s going to nest in the back of my mind for a little while. Thanks for your (continuous) inspiration.

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  2. i love your creativity :)

    and imagining the kids doing all of those things reminds me of the moments when Eliza cleaned up my hair after you cut it, oh… sweet memory.

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  3. you know what you are doing. I have witnessed it for 12 years. I need to get some paints here. They are expensive, so I was going to wait for Christmas, but I am going to go for it anyway.

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