I know what needs to be done but have a hard time staying on top of it all, and while I know what needs to be completed I have a hard time remembering it and before I know it its been 2 months since I cleaned windows and I need to spend a whole morning getting them all clean.
I have seen checklists for keeping track of housework as I am sure you have
But what happens if you work? what happens if you work shifts?
I work shifts and my schedule changes every 4 weeks ( with 7 different rotations) which means as soon as you get into a routine with meals , housework , babysitters and homework you are changing it again.
Nope that housework checklist wasn't working but then I thought of this. . .
I made blocks to show how often I will do this in a month and to give me a place to check them off (thanks dry erase markers ).
Prettied it up with some colors I like and put it in a frame to hang in my kitchen.
Now this means I can look at my checklist see what I can do in the time I have available and check it off when it is done. I love to mark things off!
I can see when something has been
Not that this is a checklist just for my use I can also see what needs to be done to assign to the kids when they are "bored"
I made mine a monthly checklist because the time varies from week to week that I want to spend doing housework but you can make yours weekly as well.
Yours? you wonder. I have made you a blank printable checklist that you can print out and fill in with your housework. If you want to have spots to check off you can darken out the squares with a pen, leaving only your frequency showing in the light green.
To get your free checklist just click on download ^^
Want a custom checklist with your fave colors and jobs? Come back next time and give me a great tip on keep my dining table clutter free!