Hey, I've got a solution to this.

Hang up a sign in the kitchen with big letters spelling out all the steps involved in washing dishes. Tell him he's not a toddler, and he needs to learn how to do this. There's no better time than now.

He really DOES need to learn. What will he do if/when you're in the hospital? When you're off on a trip for work? When/if you have a broken leg & your doc says lay off of it for six weeks? There can be all sorts of reasons why you can't be there to take care of him 100% of the time.

You're just teaching him the "life skills" he should have learned in the home he grew up in.

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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith


Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.