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03/09/2014 at 19:32
Just being nosey really lol!
Do you and your partner share the housework?
I would say that when H is home he does the majority of the housework and cooking..he tries to make it easier for me bless him, he normally does the kitchen and I will tidy the front room for example.
When hes away I manage to do all the housework but over a few days.
03/09/2014 at 19:50
I tend to do most of the housework but H looks after the garden and the car etc. He's much more bothered about mess than me so he does more of putting stuff away but he doesn't actually clean anything and I'm pretty sure he thinks fairies make the toilets sparkle! He does help out a lot though so I can't complain too much :)
03/09/2014 at 20:14
We share it pretty much down the middle. Tends to be night about depending on who puts W to bed. It has taken a while to get H house trained, but we're getting there!
03/09/2014 at 20:30
I do the most of the housework. My H used to cook a far bit but get's tired easily due to having Becker's Muscular Dystrophy and secondary to this heart failure. It has also affected his respiratory muscles so has to use a BiPAP at night. He can't bend down to load the washing machine or use the cooker. He does however take our son to school, managed to work very part time, and picks son up two nights a week from school.
03/09/2014 at 20:43
In our house nobody does the housework... our house borders on a cesspit most of the time until I lose my temper and either do some cleaning myself or I shout at H and nag him until he tidies up. Luckily we don't get many visitors!
03/09/2014 at 20:51
We share the housework though I think H does a bit more than me as I deal with the kids.
03/09/2014 at 20:55
I do all the cooking and laundry. OH does the garden, bins, hoovering and almost all the dog walks and feeding. We tend to share the actual cleaning, but we do also have a cleaner for a couple of hours a week which helps!
04/09/2014 at 13:27
I have just got a cleaner and I love her so much lol.
I work full time h works full time and us often away too. The kids have activities and L has homework so we never stopped. So it was up to me to be doing EVERYTHING, although h would do the bare minimum if needed.
So the cleaner comes fortnightly (I'm increasing her to weekly though).
I can put up with that, I'm stopping work soon, so il still do the daily cleaning laundry and cooking but at least il know the place has had a good proper thorough clean weekly
04/09/2014 at 16:36
I do pretty much everything, I'm a control freak. On the odd occasion he's tried to put the washing on, he's done it wrong anyway and I've ended up annoyed. He does the bins (I'm too freaked out by the possibility of slugs and snails out there otherwise I'd do it), cuts the grass (he thinks it's manly lol) and does the cat litter tray (best hidden upside to pregnancy EVER). He takes care of all bills, paperwork stuff etc which I'd hate dealing with so that's fine by me!
04/09/2014 at 20:20
Whoevers not working/ not working late does the daily stuff - quick clean of kitchen, empty bins, tidy up toys, and a bit of ironing. The stuff that gets done less often - cleaning bathrooms, dusting, kitchen floor etc - is mostly done by me as I work less days. H does the food shopping and mows the lawn. Hoovering has to be done when we're both at hone as L hates it so needs someone with him! H has got better than he used to be, but he still wont think to do anything that he hasn't been asked to do!
09/09/2014 at 21:24
I do all of the cleaning, laundry and cooking.
H does the garden.
10/09/2014 at 20:04
We do share but I do the most housework but he does more DIY. He mows the lawn, cooks three meals a week, does the ironing (it's only his shirts as I rarely iron any of my clothes), does a bit of filling/emptying dishwasher, does bins and cleans the bathroom&toilet. He also does all the heavy DIY. I do DIY like painting, I do the washing, fill/empty dishwasher, vacuum, general tidy, all meals bar the three he does, clean kitchen, and anything in the garden bar the lawn is my job, including our veggie patch.
However this may change now we have baby, we're just going to see how things go.
10/09/2014 at 22:10
He does the diy and cooking; I do the cleaning and ironing. He's a messer in the kitchen tho so cleaning up after him in there is a huge PITA!
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