Whether you have multiple kids, young kids or older kids, you're going to love these 21 DIY chore chart ideas. Get your kids excited about doing chores and help keep them on track with their responsibilities with these chore charts and printables.

21 of the best chore charts for kids

Chore charts can get your kids excited about completing tasks and keep them on track with their responsibilities. We’ve rounded up some of the best chore charts, from fun DIY projects to simple printables. Chore Charts for Kids Pick-a-Chore by Clean Mama Cookie Sheet by Craftaholics Anonymous ChoreMonster web and mobile app Work for Hire by the Chic Site Rustic Jars by…

With three kids, I'm always looking for ways to simplify our lives. And these Get Ready Buckets have made a huge difference in our mornings! Everyone has everything they need, and I'm not yelling at my kids all morning. I've even included our good morning checklist as a free printable, so you can make your own get ready buckets. In partnership with IKEA. First59

Create Get Ready Buckets for Smoother Mornings + a Free Printable

With three kids, I’m always looking for ways to simplify our lives. Especially when it comes to our crazy, hectic mornings. Sometimes I feel like I’ve run a full marathon by the time I’ve gotten two kids on the bus and one kid dropped off to preschool – without anyone forgetting a library book or…

5 simple ways to be a happier, friendlier, better person. These tips will inspire you to make changes in your life to become friendlier and spark joy in your life. Number 4 is especially important!

5 Ways to Be a Friendlier Person

Last week, I had the incredible opportunity to talk to Craig Dubitsky – the CEO of hello products. Craig had this wild idea to make oral care that’s safe, effective, delicious and beautiful, and as natural as possible (and free from things like triclosan, dyes, and artificial sweeteners.) Oh – yeah – and he also…

Creative ways to organize toys

10 Creative Ways to Organize Toys

My kids have more toys than I care to admit. And while they play with most of them, our toy organization leaves a lot to be desired. Luckily, the internet is full of creative mamas with great ideas to help me organize toys! 10 Creative Ways to Organize Toys 1. This totally blew my mind.…

Do you have deep pet stains in your carpet that smell bad? Here's a solution to clean carpet stains easily without a machine.

How to Clean Pet Stains out of Carpet

Those of you who’ve been around this blog a time or two know about Big Hairy Dog, our family pooch who was, well… big and hairy. Even Steven and I adopted him before we had children, which is a good thing because prior to that I’d only had to clean up after myself, and maybe…

Want your kids to clean the bathroom - and really get it sparkling? These 6 clean bathroom hacks will have your shower doors sparkling and your kids checking things off their chore list. Great tips and tricks for teaching kids how to clean

6 Hacks For Getting Your Kids To Clean the Bathroom

It’s a well-known joke that moms never get a moment alone in the bathroom, and for good reason; we can pretty much count on having an audience every time we need to shower or pee. If we do manage to get a spare minute in there alone, we’re much more likely to spend it cleaning…

Women have been fake cleaning for ages. Now you can too. Learn how to fake clean your house.

How to Fake Clean, Cook and Iron

  After spilling my top-secret cleaning tip earlier this week, I was amazed at the comments I received. Women have been fake cleaning, fake cooking and even fake ironing for years! I just had to share some of my favorite tips that you shared in the comments: Fake Cooking If you happen to have a…

Genius cleaning hacks that will blow your mind! How you can use ketchup, vodka and even tennis balls to keep your house clean and shiny. Seriously - some of the best diy cleaning tips I've seen - even natural, chemical-free cleaning ideas so your kids can help too. Your home is going to sparkle after this.

Genius Cleaning Hacks – Ketchup and Tennis Balls can clean your house

As busy parents, the last thing we have the time and space for is a bunch of fancy special cleaning products. But sometimes we run into a problem that is beyond what we can take care of with that random bottle of window cleaner we all have under our kitchen sink. Fortunately there are a…

Do you need some tips for an organized closet? We've found lots of ideas to maximize your space and minimize the clutter. Get your clothes out of the bedroom and into the closet with these DIY closet organization ideas. (You're never going to believe how we're using pool noodles.)

10 Tips for an Organized Closet

Do you need some tips for an organized closet? We’ve found lots of ideas to maximize your space and minimize the clutter. 1. Need help organizing scarves? All you need is a sturdy hanger and some shower curtain hooks for this nifty trick. 2. A second way to organize scarves: hang towel bars. 3. Solve…