Tyler is *forever* leaving things in his pockets. Now, I know… *I* could check pockets before I wash clothes. *BUT* three boys times 7 days, each with a pair of pants and sometimes shirts with pockets…you do the math. I *refuse* to check each and every pocket that goes in the wash. I expect the boys to check their pockets each night when they take off their clothes. Yesterday, I opened the dryer to find *every* piece of clothing had little black dots. The culprit…a marker that one of Tyler’s friends had given him. Guess who got to “spray and wash” every shirt and pair of pants in the load? Sobbing the whole time because his *favorite* shirts and pants were ruined. Let’s see if this lesson sticks….