That sounds kind of funny doesn't it! :-) We have started a new dishes system at our house and it is working well! Our 3 oldest girls, Hannah, Hope and Faith, and I are taking turns doing the dishes for a day. Monday is Hannah's day, Tuesday is Hope's day, Wednesday is Faith's Day then the rotation starts again. My day is Sunday . Ok, so I know this sounds soo unfair. WHAT they have two days and I only have one!!! Well, the thing is that every night after supper, if they have kept up with loading the dishwasher and running it, I help them with the supper dishes. See, I'm not such a bad person ;) I do Sundays because it is kind of an odd day as far as the kitchen goes so I thought it would be better to take that day. It has worked well and all 4 of us have enjoyed our "break" from dishes when it is not our day!! Just for fun we made up a song which even Joy sings to the "lucky" person of the day :-)
"Happy dishes to you
Happy dishes to you
We hope you can clean theeeeeem
Happy dishes to you"
It is a silly song and it always brings a smile to our face.