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How to Get Kids to Clean: Our Chore Card System

This New Year cleaning resolution tips post is brought to you by Mr. Clean as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. We’ve spent years trying to get the house clean(er) and the kids to be more responsible at home. Allowance didn’t help. New year’s resolutions didn’t work. Chore system after chore system failed […]

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Kids, Pets, and Epic Messes: Welcome to Summer (Plus a Giveaway!)

Now that the kids are out of school, any semblance of order and cleanliness is completely gone. I’m excited to have them home for family fun, bonding with our upcoming adoption placement, and months of carpool and lunch-packing avoidance. The completely out-of-control house and sheer volume of messes they make? Not so exciting. We’re just […]

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Laundry Tips for Busy Moms (Plus Home Ec 101 Book Review & #Giveaway)

I met Heather Solos at Blissdom last year, then had the chance to chat with her again at Blissdom this year. She is an absolute delight so when I was asked to review her new book, Home Ec 101, I jumped at the chance. Besides, if anyone can use help with housekeeping skills, it would […]

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