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Spring Cleaning Tips For the Busy Family

Ahhh, springtime. It’s been a little big time coming (and in some parts of the country we’re still waiting), so the first thing we feel like doing is cleaning, right?

I’m totally kidding. In our house, we’re climbing the walls to get outside with the kids. However, after bouts of the flu, general ongoing sniffles, and overall close quarters, it does feel like we can’t enjoy the coming of a new season without getting the house orderly and clean first. Ugh.

But, there are ways to undertake spring cleaning without feeling like you’re climbing an impossibly high mountain. Here are some spring cleaning tips that I use to help me mentally and physically get the job done:

Make a list.

Don’t underestimate the joy of crossing tasks off your list. It also helps you visualize and organize your thoughts. It’s one huge step towards taking the stress out of the … Read More

Spring Cleaning for Cloth Diapers

With spring comes thoughts of cleaning and freshening up. I’ve been chipping away at our spring cleaning slower than usual, but I think that’s mostly because we spent so much time working to get our old house on the market that our new one still looks, well, like we just moved in. Needless to say, I need to get my rear in gear.

So, I thought it’d be fun (if laundry can be deemed fun) to share a few of the most popular topics people ask about when keeping cloth diapers clean, as well as the one and only thing I do to “spring clean” my dipes.

– Once you figure out your routine, stick to it. Do what works best for your family, of course, but this Thirsties guide is printable (which is super helpful when a well-meaning relative decides to work on laundry while babysitting on a rare … Read More