No? Me neither.
Anyway, this uncertainty is a pretty big issue. The general lack of communication is bad enough, but when you combine it with parenting-related memory issues it can get downright dangerous . That's why I finally bit the bullet and created a "system." It's not exactly crossing into rocket science territory, but I'm still pretty proud of it.
The trick? Put more soap in immediately after taking the clean dishes out. That way, if there is ever soap in it, you know that it's dirty. Simple. Logical. Efficient.
I know, right?
|If you see this, put the dishes away.|
|You may need to wipe the extra water out of the soap holder first.|
|Fill 'er up and let 'er run.|