Tips To Keeping Your Home Clean With Kids
Posted by Lanie Edwards on March 10, 2016
Kids are truly a blessing but there are times when you feel otherwise such as when you have been running on zero sleep between taking care of them and managing a job of your own. Mothers are such great multi-taskers but sometimes it can get a little hard to manage all the responsibilities you have to vouch for in each and every social role you play.
One of the greatest dilemmas every mother has is on how they can keep their houses mess free when housing toddlers and kids of any age because if you have ever even babysat a kid in your life, you know how they have no regard for the time it took for you to clean up the mess that was left in the living room beforehand.
If you’re a mom with a few kids running around your house, we feel for you which are why we have compiled a list of tips that you can utilize to keep your home organize.
Build a play area
This tip is a genius way to keep your children from creating messes everywhere in your home and one of the perks of following this tip is that you can avoid the painful feeling you get every time you step on a piece of lego. If your child is very young and they are still at the crawling stage, a play pen would definitely do the job but if your kids are a little bit older and they are able to run around and get to the shelves and open the wardrobes and the plastic storage where all the toys are on their own, you can avoid getting stains on your favorite office pants and damaging your favorite ornaments by limiting them to a specific play space. You can pick a space such as a bedroom or even the living room so that by the time they are done playing, you will not have to run around the house cleaning up the whole house.
A specific time
By having a set time every day separated for play time, you can avoid having to clean up piles and piles of toys each and every minute of your day and place them in the durable storage. A good two hours or one would be enough play if your kids are in school and they have other chores such as homework to attend to but if you have toddlers, play time should be a throughout the day kind of thing because through playing with toys, they learn about hand eye coordination and they gain a lot more basic skills.
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