Family Cleaning

Family cleaning is a fantastic way to teach your kids about responsilbility and a way to keep your house in top top shape with a little help from everyone.


Teach your kids good housecleaning habits that that will last a lifetime.

Delegate these chores to your partner to make your cleaning routine go more smoothly.

Share these smart cleaning ideas with your mom and she will thank you!

Teach your kids clean bathroom habits (and make your life easier!).

The bottom line is if your child can make a mess, he or she can help clean it up. How much he or she can help, though, will depend on age and ability.

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.

How do those large TV families and groups of friends keep their houses so tidy even though no one does a lick of housework? Let's look at 10 of the unlikeliest.

No one likes to clean, but in most married households, it's still the wife who does more of the chores. If this sounds familiar, we've got five chores for you to give your man.

A lot of kids leave messes out in the open for everyone to see. But every once in a while, they'll feel the need to hide it from disapproving parental eyes. Here's where to look.

Pet hair can take over your whole house in a matter of days, so it's imperative to stay on top of it. We've got five tips to help you clean the hair and avoid the mess.

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.

Teens need to learn the importance of cleaning before they leave home. Having them help do chores around the house is the one of the simplest ways to teach them.

When you can draw your name in the dust on your coffee table, it's time to grab the old feather duster or microfiber cloth and attend to some chores. Add some music and make it a party!

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.

Giving up your weekend to deep clean your whole house really isn't anyone's idea of a good time. Avoid this problem by doing a few things every day. We can show you how.

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.