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Ways to Include Household Chores in Your Busy Weekly Schedule

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 17:09

Given how busy you are each week, you barely have enough time to deal with household chores. Between your kids and your work, your house gets sacrificed. You have no choice because others are a bigger priority. The problem is that if you live in a messy home, it could adversely impact your family’s health. These are the things you need to do to guarantee that you can still clean your house despite a busy schedule.

Make some small changes

Don’t wait until the weekends or when you have free time to clean. You can do some small tasks at home that you can accomplish within a few minutes. For instance, before going to work in the morning, you can make your bed. You can place magazines and books back on the shelves. In doing so, it’s easier for you to tidy things up. Even if you’re busy, you can do these things easily. 

Teach your kids how to do the chores

Your kids need to learn how to be responsible. It starts at home. You have to tell them how to arrange their closet properly. You can also tell them to pick up pieces of trash. Cleaning their play areas would also be great. They can have fun while playing, but also be responsible for clearing up after. If they don't want to clean, then they won't mess things up. 

Teaching them how to segregate trash would also be great. You can tell your kids to put waste in the right bin. Tell them the value of such action and how it could help save the environment. If you partner with a company offering junk removal in Seattle, you can show your kids what they do. They need to understand the process and why it’s important for them to learn the effects of being irresponsible with trash. When your kids don’t mess up your home, you won’t have to spend more time cleaning. They can also do their share. 

Manage your time at work 

The reason why you can’t do the chores at home is that you’re too busy with work-related tasks. You don’t even spend enough time with your kids anymore. You only think about finishing the pending tasks at the office. If you can stop working at the end of office hours, you can devote your time at home, and finish all the cleaning chores. 

You can do it 

Even if you have a lot on your plate, you can still get things done. It’s only a matter of managing your time well and having enough energy to go through all the tasks. List everything you have to accomplish the next day and try your best to do all of them. 

Don’t hesitate to seek help when you can’t do all the tasks, given how busy you are. There’s no shame in outsourcing some services if you can’t do them. You still need to rest, and focusing on your health is also important.