Here's a great blog on cleaning and maintaining your home. I love how she has a notebook and goes through the house like a prospective buyer. List everything that needs attention. Why should your house only look great when it's up for sale. By breaking it down into manageable lists, everyone can have a beautifully clean, well maintained home!
The author says it's not our job to raise happy children, but mature, responsible well rounded adults. Interesting. I agree with all her points here, but I think this is only one aspect to parenting. Although I also think i should work on some of her hints.
10 Must-Read Tips BEFORE Decluttering-- STOP! Put down the trash bag. Here's 10 things to keep in mind while decluttering to make the process go faster AND be more productive. Read it before you tackle your organizing to-do list and save yourself the stress!