I took this selfie at three o’clock in the afternoon. Yes, those are the breakfast dishes in the background. (Mom, if you’re reading this, turn away now!)
Clearly, I need the book that I’m holding.
I work from home, which in some ways seems like it would make it easy to keep up with daily cleaning tasks. But what happens is that by the time I drive my daughter to her classes and/or help her get started on school work (she does a hybrid homeschool/cottage school), I need to get started on my own work at the computer. So the dishes wait. And the laundry waits. And unless I set a timer or intentionally take a break to straighten things, all of those chores will be ignored until I quit working at dinner time. Or quit so that I can take Mia to volleyball practice or some other errand.
I have loved Dana White’s blog, A Slob Comes Clean for years. I met Dana at a conference quite a few years ago and she is delightful! Her new book is just as delightful, which is not something you can say very often about a book on cleaning.
Here’s how Dana introduces her book in the first few pages: [Read more…] about How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind – Giveaway!