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Oooo! I need this. Cleaning House: A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement by Kay Wills Wyma and Michael Gurian: Not just what it is, but what to do about it. This is the author's 12-month journey to teach her children how to be productive at home while instructing on basic life skills. Worth Reading, Youth Entitlement, Mom Twelv Months, Books Worth, Mom Twelve Months, Twelv Months Experiment, Teaching Kids, Clean House, Books Review
Cleaning House: A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement--- Read it. I thought to myself "oh, my kids are in trouble". Guess what, girls, its not just THEM. Its us, too. We enable and rob our kids of valuable learning and developing.
Great listing of monthly deep cleaning. I think I would swap July and August though so I could start the really hot days of summer with clean ceiling fans.
How to Clean Pillows. Good to know! I do this every other month, but I also wash my pillows on the hottest setting with a cup of bleach. Always does the trick. This way, you don't have to do the "smell" check! I also like my pillows to smell fresh, so I add fabric softener to the washer and dry with a sheet. Also helps get rid of static in your hair on those dry winter months!
Deep Cleaning Monthly Schedule - very smart! How about doing this for school, but each day would be something else. End of day activities could include sprucing up the room for tomorrow. Ex: Monday - book shelves Tuesday - rainy day game shelf or scrap paper bin cleaned, Wednesday - etc