Originally Posted by illflyaway
I know GalaGirl recommended a chore chart, but I know when I first became the household manager, I found that kind of overwhelming, especially if I got behind one day.
It may be overwhelming, but still necessary to look at occasionally, especially if your not used to doing any of the listed chores. However, it's just as important to document the things you actually did during the day. I know it can be discouraging knowing you didn't get EVERYTHING done and when you look at the chart, there might only be one thing you can check off, but why? Did you spend 2 hours sending out resumes and job hunting? Did you spend 3 hours doing laundry instead of 1? Did you clean out a closet, because you couldn't get to the vacuum, that was buried in there someplace? Did you get a sudden migraine?