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Checklist: Parenting Chores

It was tough enough maintaining a home before you gave birth. Prevent chore wars with your partner with this handy checklist:

Daily

| | | change diapers |

| | make the bed |

| | prep meals |

| | cook meals |

| | do dishes |

| | dress baby |

| | play with baby |

| | take baby to daycare/babysitter |

| | pick up baby from the daycare/babysitter |

| | feed baby |

| | clean up today's mess |

| | bath time |

| | put baby in pajamas |

| | put baby to bed |

| | empty diaper pail |

| | run errands |

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Weekly | | | laundry |

| | grocery shop |

| | arrange family outings/weekend plans |

| | find a babysitter |

| | clean bathroom |

| | dust |

| | vacuum |

| | yard work/mow lawn |

| | take out trash |

| | pick up dry cleaning |

| | change sheets |

| | clean refrigerator |

| | "me time" (okay, it's not a chore, but both of you need some!) |

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Monthy | | | bulk shopping (diapers, wipes, paper towels, etc.) |

| | doctor appointments |

| | pay bills |

| | clean garage |

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Yearly | | | plan vacation |

| | plan birthday celebrations/parties |