The kitchen is the heart of the home. And all too often its arteries get clogged with kid stuff and parent stuff, not to mention big bodies, little bodies, and animal bodies everywhere.
It's the room where everyone congregates, and, consequently, it's usually one of the messiest rooms in the house.
Yet it's also the place where we gather at the end of each (as often as we can, anyway) to break bread, wind down, and refuel. It's these activities especially that require an elevated level of cleanliness. Don't fight it; organize it and clean it! Here's how to get started.