Housecleaning and Family Life
Are Full of Challenges.
finding simple answers to all your questions in one place
shouldn't be one of them.
As a mom of three, I'm always looking for quick, easy, and effective cleaning and organizing solutions. I've included the best I've found here - all in one place. I hope they'll make your family life cleaner and simpler, too!
Housecleaning and Organizing Solutions
Tips on a clean and organized home from someone who was once cleaning and organizationally-challenged?
Yes, that's me. I know. Sounds kind of silly, doesn't it?
Think about it though. Who better to share home housecleaning tips and organizing ideas than someone who went from zero knowledge about home cleaning and organizing to writing a column on the subjects for the San Francisco Chronicle?
I look at it like this. If I can create a clean and organized home, anyone can. After becoming a mom, I quickly realized that a child
needs a clean house.
Life changes daily with kids, and our tips here share what we have found actually works for real families when it comes to cleaning and organizing.
A really clean house.
Especially once he starts crawling. It was time for me to go from zero
to 60 on the cleaning and organizing track.
Luckily, I was assigned a story on home tips, cleaning and organizing by the San Francisco Chronicle.
tried virtually everything recommended and was surprised by my spotty
So I began crafting bits and pieces of what really did work,
and then began streamlining the solutions for an organized and clean
house that fit into my busy life - but didn't consume it.
From there, my "Coming Clean" column in the Chronicle
was born. And with it, my new-found passion for getting it all together
at home so I could get on with the fun stuff.
What I've learned through
trial-and-error (oh, the errors...) I'm happy to share with you in the
hope that tips that work in my home will also benefit yours.
Lifestyle Tips That Work in Real Life
And it's been smooth sailing ever since when it comes to keeping family life organized and coming clean on everything from laundry stains to home maintenance.
And when pets arrived, we began exploring the best ways to keep us and the pets safe, and everyone happy.
Life changes daily with kids, and our tips here share what we have found work for family life, cleaning and organizing.
We hope these tips will help you and your family enjoy a clean, organized home and a simplified family life.
Author of "Mrs. Clean Jeans' Housekeeping With Kids" and "Simplify Your Household".
About the Author
Tara Aronson is a native Californian. Having grown up in San Diego, she studied journalism and Spanish to pursue a career in newspaper writing. Tara, whose three children - Chris, Lyndsay, and Payne - are the light of her life, now lives and writes in Los Angeles. She also regularly appears on television news programs throughout the U.S.
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