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I'd like to start using a chore chart to help our family keep track of chores. Specifically a simple chart that lists the chores for the day, maybe magnetic or something with velcro where I can easily change the chores. I'm not really looking for something to assign chores to specific family members nor am I looking for something that lists the whole week, just one day would be sufficient. Wow, I guess I'm getting pretty specific!! Any ideas (other than making one myself)?<br><br>
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I use a monthly dry erase board from Target.<br><br>
I kept the MOnday, Tuesday, stuff across the top.<br><br>
Down the side in adhesive label maker tape I wrote "morning, afternoon, evening, night, home"<br><br>
So instead of of a month, it's a week calendar.<br><br>
In it I write appointments and activities and I limit us to 2 things max a day and at least 1 day completely in. Keep me from overscheduling us.<br><br>
In the "home" section at the bottom, I write the chores for that day in label maker tape. The box size keeps me from overscheduling chores. Anyone can read it and do the chore. Then make a dot next to it when it is done in dry erase marker. At the end of the week, wipe the whole thing off and start over. If something doesn't get done on its day, too bad., Move on. Hit it next week.<br><br>
That way I'm not up late catching laundry up or whatever. If you want it washed, you better have it in the basket when I'm ready to hit it, and if not, you wait til next week or wash it yourself!<br><br>
HTH!<br>
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Well I know you said that you didn't want to make your own, but I just wanted to let you know what I did. I wrote down everything that needed to be done in a week and how frequently. Then I typed out a schedule on the computer. I list the day (in bold) and then under it what needs to be done. Like today is Monday, so I have to do dishes/kitchen, living room (these are everyday tasks) and laundry. Tomarrow, I need to do dishes/kitchen, living room, diaper laundry and master bedroom. It helps me to know what exactly I need to do. If something doesn't get done, oh well, but at least I know.
 
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