A Clean Sweep: 7 Tips for Keeping Your Home Mess-free with Kids

Photo by: Lacy Stroessner
The 10-minute Sweep
This is something I learned from my sister in-law. Each night, once my girls are in bed, my husband and I do a 10 minute sweep of the house, picking up ... more 
Photo by: Lacy Stroessner
The 10-minute Sweep
This is something I learned from my sister in-law. Each night, once my girls are in bed, my husband and I do a 10 minute sweep of the house, picking up as much as we can and putting it away. Mail, laundry, toys… anything that isn't where it should be.
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Mon, Feb 4, 2013 6:38 PM EST
Probably the biggest daily battle I face as a mom is trying to clean up all the messes. I swear, my girls can turn a clean home into a messy one in record time. Lets face it, everything we do causes a mess. When we read books, we read ten thousand. When we eat lunch, we put half of it on the floor. When we do an art project or get out the playdough, there is always a mess. I can't keep up. My biggest goal right now is to find a way to keep my home organized. I've started implementing a few things to get control of the vicious cycle -- here are 7 tips! - By Lacy Stroessner



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