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Whirlpool wants to know.. How do you stay organized? #WhirlpoolMom

Can you believe that we are halfway through the month? Crunch time now for Christmas!

We leave in a week for Vacation and I am so excited!!! But at the same time I am stressing about everything I want to get done at home before hand!

Many families are planning on traveling, which is awesome but there is so much to do in such a little time it’s important to be organized!

Household chores are definitely something that goes on the back burner this time of the year. I have learned that setting up a schedule for each day keeps the home neat and organized.

I know Mondays and Fridays I do laundry. This keeps me from freaking out the other days to wash clothes. The other days I can set time to clean the bathrooms, or organize a closet.

With three kids it’s important to make home schedules too. Also, I love to get the kids involved and help me. Sarah loves to help me with the laundry. She loves to help sort clothes. I also let her spray stained clothes too.

A few tips for keeping life simple this month (and all year)

  • Kids help sort laundry – simple right? It helps you and it keeps the kids busy for a good ten minutes. Plus with toddlers it helps with colors!
  • Plan laundry days – We do our laundry on Monday’s and Friday’s, sometimes Thursday’s depending on the amount of laundry that needs to be done. These days I also have the kids help me put their clothes away, and it’s a great way to organize their closest  They get messy each week!
  • House work days – If your doing laundry on Monday, then plan to clean the bathrooms on Tuesdays.
  • Weekly Playroom Organizing – This is a MUST! I have to go through the kids stuff each week and do a big organizing day. I can also week out any toys that might have broke or maybe the kids mixed up some trash. Get the junk out! I found this helps keep the toys neat and less breakage is happening!
  • Menu Planning – I sometimes struggle with this some weeks. But I have found that days I have menu planned ahead of time is simple to pop dinner in the oven or crock pot that day. Less stressing!

How do you stay on top of your to-do list around the holidays?

*“I wrote this review while participating in a Blog Tour for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Whirlpool. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.”

About the Author

Amanda Acuña an influential Mom Blogger created MommyMandy as an online resource to the parenting community. She has four children and they currently reside in Texas.

One comment

  1. I have noticed for me that if I plan out cleaning and organizing it works out so much better. I have certain days that are laundry days and then I have weeks that are deep clean week. I have also started organizing once thing once a week. Like the pantry and cleaned out the fridge the week before

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