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Mom's dream chore chart

Kelli Uhrich is a busy writer and active career woman from Phoenix, Arizona. When she's not writing, she enjoys diving into hands-on projects, reading, blogging, and hanging out with her two lazy greyhounds.

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If you lived in a perfect world, what would your kids' chore chart look like? In honor of Mother's Day, we've imagined the perfect chart to keep your house in order, while also receiving a much-needed refresher. Try this chore chart with your kids, and see if you can squeeze in a foot rub, or two!
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Dream task #1: Take mom for a manicure

Who doesn't love a day filled with pampering? Instead of worrying whether or not your kids made their bed, take a day off and head to the salon. Save for a splurge day, or keep things low-cost with a DIY home manicure.

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Try these nail designs to keep your nails looking good >>

Dream task #2: Pack your own lunch

Each morning you make sure the kids are all set, but in a perfect world they'd have the sandwiches packed before you could say "breakfast." Perhaps this dream is one that can someday exist. Get your kids involved now with this fun lunch idea, and you'll be sharing more than just a good time.

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Check out these kid-friendly lunch ideas >>

Dream task #3: Bring mom breakfast in bed

Imagine waking up to the fresh scent of waffles and orange juice. In the perfect world, this would happen at least once a week! Dangle this product roundup in front of the kids to drop a subtle hint, and leave a few open cookbooks on the counter that are marked with your favorite recipes.

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Product picks

1. Napkins (JCPenney, $16), 2. Glassware (Macy's $42), 3. Serving tray (Target, $29), 4. Dishware (Kohl's, $20-$120), 5. Floral arrangement (Target, $13)

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