The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004.
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Get this: the kitchen got clean every day!
Okay, not exactly true. Our linoleum is looking pretty sad and is hard to get clean, let alone keep it that way. BUT, the rest was looking pretty snazzy. After watching some of the videos from the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, I started thinking about what I could do with our housekeeping practices to make things better.
Turns out there were two keys to success:
- Emptying the dishwasher as soon as it was done.
- My doing it without worrying about “whose job” it was.
I’d fallen into this habit of spending time and energy finding the kid who was responsible for the job instead of just doing it. I know, the kids should do it. But honestly, the clean kitchen and not chasing after someone has been worth what little effort I put into it. [Continue reading…]