Blog Posts - Chores

Getting Your Toddler To Help With The Household Chores

Growing up, my brother and I didn’t really do much around the house when it came to chores. We got pocket money for cleaning our rooms and taking it in turns to dry the pots, but that was it really. I think a combination of my mum being a littl...
by The DADventurer on May 18, 2016

Cynicism and Insomnia

I just want to point out that you know you've reached the milestone of actual adulthood when a new appliance excites you.  Specifically, a new washer, since my last one decided it didn't want to drain and spin anymore but would act like it was s...

Time saving cleaning hacks for around your house

If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you will know that I love a good infographic! – They are a great way to give lots of information/tips and tricks in a quick and easy to... {Please click on the title of the post to read it...
by Organise My House on Apr 18, 2016

Review: Morphy Richards Redefine ATOMiST Vapour Iron

There’s certain things that fall by the wayside when you have a kid. Since Toddler L popped into the world, we’ve cut down on the frequency and changed how we do household tasks. This has allowed us to either spend more time with the sp...
by The DADventurer on Apr 10, 2016

When Toddler Silence is Actually Awesome

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My Magic Cleaning Wand

I am no June Cleaver. You won’t come to my door to find me in a lovely dress, pearls on, and with my hair and makeup perfect, doing the housework with a huge smile on my face. No, I more closely resemble Cinderella with smudges of dirt on my face.
by Creative Cynchronicity on Apr 7, 2016

Lighten Your Laundry Load with Ecover #LightentheLoad

Of all the never-ending household tasks, laundry seems to be the biggest bugbear for most families. No sooner is the bottom of the laundry basket finally spotted than a quick trawl around the house reveals a whole new mountain of dirty clothes, towe...
by Attachment Mummy on Mar 11, 2016

List of Chores by Age – An Awesome Guide

What chores are important for kids to learn and what can they do by age? Her is a list of chores by age that kids can be doing : This list is only meant as a guide.   Ages 2 and 3: Personal chores Assist in making their beds Pick up playthings w...
by Coupons Do Work! on Mar 7, 2016

No More Dirty Clothes on the Floor with the Dirty Dunk! (GIVEAWAY)

Are you tired of telling your child to pick up his or her clothes from the floor? Does your kid kick his clothes under the bed instead of putting them in the laundry? Now there’s hope thanks to The Dunk Collection! Their flagship product, the Dirty...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Feb 26, 2016

Review: Dyson V6 Total Clean Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

Back in October last year, I had the opportunity to head to Dyson HQ for the #NoCordsAttached Blogger Event. This gave me the chance to get up close and personal with the latest V6 cordless vacuum cleaners, including the Dyson V6 Total Clean, V6 Ab...
by The DADventurer on Feb 12, 2016

Quick Tip – How to not get distracted by other jobs when cleaning

Whenever I am doing any sort of job, it’s far too easy to get distracted – and cleaning the house is no different. This post gives a quick solution that should help keep you on track when... {Please click on the title of the post to read...
by Organise My House on Feb 10, 2016

Giving Your Children Wings Without Losing Yours Book Tour: An Exclusive Interview with Author Tami K. Fox!

To Dream the Impossible Dream of an Organized HomeDoes the idea of organizing and cleaning your home seem like an impossible dream? Homeschooling mother of six, Tami Fox, shares how she uses routines in her home to make it a haven for her family. She...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Feb 8, 2016

Quaker State’s Quest to Build a Better Grown-Up!

Disclaimer: Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker State compensated me for this post, but I also learned a heckuva lot through the experience! You can catch more of what they’re up to on their website, or their Facebook and Twitter accounts! All to...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Jan 18, 2016

Home Management Command Center

Every commander-in-chief needs a command center, and for the home manager, that place is the kitchen.
by Hunter Happenings on Dec 31, 2015

Review: Vileda Windomatic Cordless Window Vacuum Cleaner

I don’t know about you, but I’m not the biggest fan of housework. I like the end result of a sparkling bathroom, freshly-made bed or dust-free surfaces, but actually doing the work to get to that point can be pretty boring. I don’t...
by The DADventurer on Dec 7, 2015

Side Benefits

Just shy of five years ago, right after I returned from Cairo, I went to the dermatologist with a suspicious looking spot high on my cheekbone, under my left eye. She took one look at it and told me that yes, it needed to come off, but also that I ha...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Dec 5, 2015

Putting the Garden to Bed

Although I still have a few late blooms hanging on in my garden, last night’s light coating of wet snow provided a reminder that it is time to finish putting the garden to bed for the winter. Many of these fall chores have already been completed. I...
by Jean's Garden on Nov 23, 2015

Vlog 25: Two Little Helpers Lend a Hand in Tesco Express

We've all been there right folks- having to drag kids around the supermarket just before dinner because you suddenly realise the fridge is empty! Not fun usually, not fun at all! Read more...
by Honest Mum on Nov 12, 2015

GIVEAWAY POST: Another Shot at Carl’s Crew with Subway Canada — Getting My Life in Gear!

If you’ve followed the blog a while, you’ll probably remember Carl’s Crew with Subway Canada, an initiative I ran with last spring that saw me utterly fail at making changes to improve my life, focusing on nutrition, fitness and cha...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Sep 18, 2015

Win Prizes and Get More from your Day with Clover Time

When you become a parent - and especially a working parent like myself - being busy simply becomes 'the norm'. Read more...
by Honest Mum on Aug 10, 2015

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