If you're like most people, you spend a decent amount of time avoiding household cleaning chores. But if you split them up into two- or three-minute chunks and do them during commercial breaks, they suddenly become no big deal.
Your bedroom is a place for unwinding and leisure, but it gets just as messy as the rest of your home. If you're short on time but in need to clean, here are tips and tricks to spruce up your bedroom without spending the day straightening up.
It's not, perhaps, a child's favorite activity. For most, it's right up there with dental cleanings, sharing toys and getting to the bottom of a bowl of brussels sprouts. So how can you get your little ones to help out around the house?
If you've ever cleaned a stall shower, you know that most commercial cleaners are not particularly pleasant to inhale. But what if your child wants to help clean the house? Are there all-purpose cleaners safe enough for kids to handle?
With the number of chores that need to get done and the number of people in your house not doing them, it's often hard to keep track of it all. A chore calendar can help you manage the mess and crack that whip.
No matter how clean you keep your home, there will always be jobs that are so gross you want to walk away and forget about them. Unfortunately, you can't do that. But there are things you can do to take a little bit of the nasty out.
Unless your name is Monica Geller, cleaning probably isn't your most favorite thing to do. But unless you make it fun and rewarding, your children won't appreciate it, either. These tips will help you get the ball rolling on the cleaning crusade.
Getting ready for a big cleaning job may have you breaking out the torn jeans, dirty T-shirts and worn sneakers. But cleaning your house doesn't always have to leave you covered in dirt and grime. There are ways to clean and stay clean at the same time.
Cleaning doesn't have to be a chore. Well, it doesn't have to feel like one, anyway. Make it fun for the whole family with games, rewards and some good old-fashioned bonding time thrown in. Try these or develop your own variations.