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Two tips for a clean and happy home

Clutter makes me crazy. Crumbs on the floor bother me a lot. I really don’t like dirty bathrooms and dust.

But you know what? I’ve got five kids. And they aren’t exactly neat freaks.

I’ve learned to let a lot of things slide a bit in the interest of putting the kids first – rather than the house. I’ve embraced the phrase “Clean enough to be healthy, messy enough to be happy.” But still, there are things that need to be done around here for the purposes of my sanity and our home’s sanitation.

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