While on a trip, send yourself a postcard every day from wherever you are and write what you did that day on it... Then bind them when you return to have a journal of your trip. Complete with photos, stamps, and a run-down of each day's events!
Chores by age, listed from age 2 to 18. Makes me feel somewhat better w/ the last comment about when she only had 2 children it was easier to just do it herself. I have always been in that position, but my son needs to learn these!!