Get Teens to Help With Household Chores

Involving teens in the household chores is always a challenge, because after all, nobody feels enthusiastic when it comes to cleaning. The role of parents is to encourage children to be more organized and disciplined and to take part in the cleaning of the house on a regular basis. It is true that you may […]

Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes Offers Advice, Recipes

I was given an ebook recently called Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes by Richard Melnick. The divorced father of 2 boys, Melnick has much to say about parenting. I found several bits of advice that all parents could use. When his boys were 3 and 5 years old, Richard was diagnosed with cancer. That led […]

Five Helpful House Cleaning Tips For Parents of Toddlers

Cleaning the house when you have toddlers around can be challenging to say the least. Ironically, toddlers are the source of most of the messes in your home and also the reason it is so difficult to clean. Rest assured, parents of toddlers, just follow these helpful tips to get your house clean and orderly […]

Rejuvenate in Spring: How to Spring Clean the Right Way

As you look into cleaning your home to prepare for the warmer months out of the year, it’s important for you to take some time to go over all of the different things that you can do to make the task as easy as possible so that you’re investing your own time efficiently while making […]

Ways to Plan Ahead for the Ultimate Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is a great break for kids, but for parents sometimes it does not seem like a break at all. With kids home from school, days of whining about being bored can lead to a long summer. If you want to have an awesome summer that both you and your children will enjoy, there […]

Vacuous Vacuum: Five Reasons Your Vacuum Keeps Breaking

Editor’s note: I know this article isn’t directly relevant to parenting, but I couldn’t resist running it, especially based on reason number one. With 4 boys, I’ve had more than my fair share of items being used for other than their intended purposes. Everyone has a vacuum in the house, but there are plenty of […]