When you move into your brand new, beautiful home, you think this will be the motivation you need to keep it perfect.
Much to your dismay, life will still continue to happen even after the papers are signed and you're handed the keys.
Here are some awesome ways to get even a disgusting house under control once and for all!
Throw Rules Out the Window - Along with the Dishes
If your house is completely out of control, there are dishes in the sink, laundry piled up everywhere, and you're completely overwhelmed and have no idea where to start...throw out the dirty dishes. Eat off of paper plates for a while.
You have to stop the bleeding before you can get to work fixing the problem.
Test Drive Minimalism
I love this tip! Instead of going full-on Marie Kondo, take minimalism for a test drive. Pack up all of your beongings that you just can't part with into boxes. Label them with absolutely everything you put inside so you don't have to go through the stress later of finding things you need.
This is also a great way to try out minimalism with kids - something very few people believe is actally possible.
How to Keep Your House Organized with Toddlers
Listen, having kids comes with a ton of stuff you never anticipated. You knew you'd need extra furniture and diapers and all of the accessories - but you never dreamed you'd be one of those parents with toys all over the place.
There are a few awesome tips on how to keep your house organized with toddlers.
First, start a toy rotation system. It's the secret to having a home that feels organized and under control witout having to deprive your kids of their favorite toys.
These cleaning habits will be a life saver while your kids are little.
Just hang in there. With a few simple systems in place, you can keep your new home feeling like a home instead of always feeling stressed about how messy your home is. Give some of these tips a try!