1) Tidy up once your little ones are down for the night.
"My kids go to bed around 7:30 every night, so that’s usually my time to clean. It’s much easier when they’re down and the house is quiet."
2) Create a storage system.
"Having a storage system in place is also key for us. We keep labeled bins to help us not just keep toys and clutter away, but to make it easier to put things away too. This can go a long way in maintaining a certain level of order."
3) Donate toys that aren't being used.
"For decluttering, it can be hard to get your kids to sign off on donating any of their old toys or things – even if it’s something they haven’t used in a year. I’ve found that it’s much easier to start a donation pile that’s out-of-sight and then wait a few weeks before giving it away. If my kids haven’t noticed after a few weeks, we’ll donate."
4) Wipe down surfaces and clean as often as possible.
"Maintenance is so vital to keeping your house clean. I hear people talk about how they haven’t cleaned the bathroom or kitchen in a week or so and how they feel overwhelmed. I make an effort to wipe down surfaces and stay on top of it as much as possible. I love having these wipes sitting out because they make spot cleaning so simple. For me, doing a little cleaning every day is easier than having an overhaul every week."
5) Turn cleaning into a fun craft!
"Have your kids help clean and update their bookshelves. After cleaning off all the dirt and dust that’s accumulated use paint or paper on the inside back section of the shelves to give it a fresh pop."
6) Upcycle the Clorox x Oh Joy! canisters to use as fun containers for children's items.
"What I loved about designing these canister prints for the brand’s first-ever Designer Collection was the opportunity to create something that’s both fun and functional. You can leave these canisters out on the counter or even upcycle them after as a container for everything from kids’ toys to paint brushes or florals. They add a little fun and joy to the everyday!"
Purchase these limited-edition Clorox Disinfecting Oh Joy! Designer Collection Wipes through the spring at retailers including Walmart, CVS, Amazon, and Target.
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