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    I wash up - DD does kids washing, he does his own, i do my own, we both cook and he does everything else....
    He doesnt drive so because i am the taxi for everyone he things that is his share

    I have "tried" to clean house but wasnt "detailed" enough for his liking ( he is a car detailer) so i dont even bother anymore..
    I am a lucky one

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    My DP is fifo at the moment and on a pretty tough roster so he isn't home much. When he is home, he's pretty good. He's an amazing cook, so when he's home i usually come home to a wonderful dinner and dessert. He is a rare male creature who actually like's cleaning the house, so he will do half the housework with me, and will clean up the kitchen and everything. He also walks the dog lots when he is home, which is great (he's a big dog) and he's a handyman type of guy so will fix all the stuff around the house, and do all the lawns and stuff.

    I know i'm pretty lucky, the only downside is that he can be a bit anal about cleaning
    So i'd say we do half half(when he's home) but he does most of the cooking because the loves it. Having said that, i organise all our finances and house "admin" type stuff like paying bills, booking our holidays, organising christmas etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lese82 View Post
    I have "tried" to clean house but wasnt "detailed" enough for his liking ( he is a car detailer) so i dont even bother anymore..
    I am a lucky one
    I have one of those! Dp used to do custom car paint jobs many moons ago and will pick up one speck in the kitchen thats not clean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clementine Grace View Post
    I have one of those! Dp used to do custom car paint jobs many moons ago and will pick up one speck in the kitchen thats not clean.
    Do still clean or leave it to him? I got sick of watching him do it again after i did it so i let him now lol

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    gets DD up, dresses her and gives her breakfast (I sleep in)
    gets DD out of the bath and dresses her (I shower first, pick up toys/tidy books then get ready for her story and boob before bed)
    does the dishes every night (Im boobing DD and putting her to bed at this time)
    washes the nappies and clothes every night (I hang/fold/put away the washing)
    brings wood in every second day
    mows the lawns/pruning/etc each weekend (I do a bit of weeding if I can get outside)
    Changes the linen each week (I cant lift the mattress/doona anymore)
    Once a week DD goes to daycare and I do a big house clean

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    Quote Originally Posted by mishh View Post
    Yeah nothing really here... ****es me off to no end but half the time if I get him to do something I need to re do it anyway to my standards!!
    This ^^ I don't even bother any more!

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    My DH does all the outside chores voluntarily. Inside chores are usually mine but if I ask DH he'll do anything. Sometimes I wish he had the forethought to do things without me asking but I figure I can't complain too much.

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    My DH:

    - cooks most nights
    - stack the dishwasher in the evening
    - unpacks the dishwasher and cleans the kitchen in the morning
    - does the ironing
    - makes our work lunches

    I:

    - make the bed
    - do the washing and folding
    - clean the cat litter
    - clean the bathrooms
    - mop and vacuum
    - weed the gardens
    - do the grocery shopping
    - dust the surfaces

    We both 'tidy' when it's necessary.

    We both work full time.

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    My DH is wonderful. He's such a Handson dad with our newborn son.

    He's cleaning the house tomorrow because I've been up all night with the baby, although my mum is here to help out.

    My DH hates mess though, so he is wonderful at helping out around the house, he just gets side tracked sometimes though.

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    At the moment I'm in hospital so hubby is doing everything. But usually he does all the folding, cleans bathrooms, if I cook he cleans up (and vice versa). I study full time so when he isnt traveling or work I expect him to do 50% of the work at home


 

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