Do you always feel behind on housework or wish you could keep your home clean on a regular basis? I used to have the same problem.
When I worked full time, I would spend a few hours every Saturday morning grocery shopping and cleaning the entire house.
I would clean the bathrooms, the kitchen, catch up on laundry, and mop the floors. It was perfect for me during that season of my life.
But then I became a mom.
I tried to get all my cleaning done in one day like I used to. However, I couldn’t even get the entire bathroom cleaned before my son would need something!
I quickly became frustrated and behind on all of my chores. That is when I created a daily routine
which in turn caused me to create a weekly routine.
I’ve also implemented a morning routine
and evening routine
which help me stay on top of laundry and dishes. Since following these routines, my life has become much more simple.
Use my free printable to create your own weekly schedule!
Why It Works:
Spreading out my cleaning chores helps me feel less overwhelmed. Each chore usually only takes me 15-30 minutes which I can accomplish in the mornings allowing me to have plenty of time to do other things the rest of the day.
It also helps me focus on one thing each day, instead of worrying about when I will get it all done. If on Tuesday, I see my floors need mopped, I don’t worry because I know that they will get mopped later that week. This has given me such freedom!
Doing one chore a day, also helps maintain a clean home. There is always something in my home that is clean whether it’s the floors, the bathrooms, or the dusting. This helps make the home feel cleaner because not everything is a total disaster.
How To Create A Weekly Cleaning Routine:
- Decide which days you will designate for cleaning.
- Write down all of the chores that you must get done each week.
- Assign a different chore to each day during the week.
My weekly routine:
Monday: Clean Bathrooms, Vacuum
Tuesday: Grocery Shopping
Wednesday: Reserved for appointments and projects, Vacuum
Friday: Mop, Vacuum
Saturday: Pay Bills
(Mostly) Daily Chores:
Clear kitchen counters and dining room table
Pick up toys
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