Monday, March 10, 2008

From the parenting files

A couple weeks ago, I decided to really crack down on getting the kids to rinse their dirty dishes and put them in the dishwasher. It was going pretty well, but I noticed that if--God forbid--I were to leave something in the sink, then they seemed to take that as an open invitation to leave their own stuff as well. Now maybe it's a double standard, but I feel entitled to leave stuff in the sink if I so desire, because at some point I'm going to come back through and clean everything up. So I put up the following notice, and so far it's working pretty well (click the picture to make it bigger):

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