*Closes the cabinet doors?
*Asks others to smell their house, just to get a third party opinion?
*Puts the dishes in the diswasher (as opposed to the counter a mere matter of INCHES above the dishwasher. Ive even tried leaving the dishwasher door open as a subtle hint, but to no avail!)?
*Pulls the shower curtain closed?
*Turns off the lights?
*Picks up the paper/box/shoe/sock/whatever, that is in the middle of the entry and everyone is walking around?
*Puts the cordless phone back on the charger?
*Throws away old items in the fridge?
*Moves the old newspapers from the "reading receptacle" to the trash?
*Picks up the towels off the bathroom floor ?
*Cleans the scum that grows around the faucet ?
*Picks up the tiny pieces of trash that accumulates in the corners of the room (where the vaccum can't pick up) ?
*Straightens the welcome mat on the front porch ?
*Smells the kitchen rags to see if they're stinky enough to be washed ?
*Speaking of smelling things (a nose is an important "tool" in mommy's world)....smells the kids' hair to determine if they need a bath?
*Smells the laundry in the basket to see if it's a clean or dirty load? Tip! Never, and I repeat NEVER smell underwear, always assume those are dirty, even if they aren't!
*Gets on all fours and smells the carpet, just to see if that pee stain the
dog left, came out (am I the only one that does that?) >
*Turns the heat down at night ?
*Looks to see if the toilet paper is out in the bathroom BEFORE going as opposed to doing the bathroom scream, "CAN SOMEONE GET ME SOME TOILET PAPER?" ...that NEVER happens to a mommy.
*Throws away the reading magazines in the bathroom that are water- logged, ripped and otherwise trashed but still sitting there for reading?
*Has dust bunnies on the mind?
*Cleans the toothpaste goop off the tube, walls and counter?
*Notices when it's time to get a new toothbrush?
*Knows exactly how much soap is left in all the shampoo bottles even though the bottles aren't see through?
*Knows how many meals that cube of cheese will last until its gone?
*Is the only one to ever think about running the butter dish through the
*Cleans out the hair that accumulates down the drains....yuk! It's a dirty job but someone has to do it?
*Saves rubber bands for future use to close the tops of food packages?
Taken from the Trigger Memory System website which is chock full of ideas for all moms, whether a home schooler or not !