My To-Do List - String Around my Finger

The prompt for this week on haikuhorizons is “remember”. As a mom, I’m always finding that there are long lists of things I need to remember to do. I’d like to think I can recall them all, but sometimes I need a little help.

Things to remember
Milk, butter, eggs – pick up kids.
To-do list is long.

To-do list is long –
Too many things to recall.
What if I forget?

What if I forget?
Tie a string on my finger
Things to remember.

How do you remember to do things? Have you found that motherhood has made it easier for things to get lost in the shuffle?

In case you haven’t heard, I’ve been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief at RealityMoms.Rocks. I’ll still be around here – I’m working out how that’s going to work with the rest of my life right now – but I’ll keep you posted.  Check back to RealityMoms.Rocks for exciting new content – and if you’re a writer/blogger or vlogger, join our writing team!!

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16 Comments

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    That haiku is perfect. Just perfect.
    I am SO excited and happy for you, my friend!! I canโ€™t wait to find out more about this site and see what awesomeness you contribute to it.

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    Where have I been?!? I had no idea! Congratulations Lola! I’ve not been to that site before, but I will definitely check it out.

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      Thanks Rena! We launched – and we’ve got a great group of contributors. It’s going very well!

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    My partner always marks an ‘x’ on his hand when he has to remember something. Motherhood is certainly a memory test on a daily basis. Congrats on your new ‘editor in chief’ position, Liv! That sounds exciting!

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    Congrats on the new gig! Remembering is most definitely not my strong point right now at all. Pregnant brain is really bad this time ๐Ÿ™‚ lol

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      Yeah – I think it gets worse with each subsequent child. That’s part of the reason I stopped at 3. I’m not sure I’ve fully recovered yet from the last one.

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        Pregnancy kills brain cells. Guaranteed. Guess they don’t include that in the “What you need to expect when expecting” books because our lineages would have ended LONG ago! lol

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    awww… that;s a lovely way to remember ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Congratulations on the new assignment! Yes, it can be difficult to remember, that’s when a notepad is my best friend.

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