Do you have a hard time cleaning your house? I do.
Do you often find yourself with time on your hands but no defined project to do? Me too.
Do you often look at your house and wonder why it is not clean when you vacuum and do the dishes everyday? Other than the fact that you have kids, do you still wonder why it does not look clean? So do I.
Want to learn how I am learning to solve these questions? Continue reading my Bootcamp for Lousy Housekeepers book review.
I have a little confession to make. I really enjoy reading books, blogs, articles on cleaning and housekeeping. Why? Because I am a humbled, hopeful homemaker. I know I do not keep a neat and tidy house. I barely keep a “lived-in house” on somedays. That’s why I love to read other peoples opinions and experiences about homemaking. I hope to learn a tip or trick from them that will make my adventure a bit easier and more manageable.
When I happened upon the Bootcamp for Lousy Housekeepers book on Amazon, I jumped at the chance to get it. I was hoping it would be filled with tons of schedules, routines, and cleaning advice that would make my life simplier. I was a little disappointed because it was more of a resource on how to create your own schedules and routines. However, it was very thorough and informative. I loved how Heidi laid out a her schedule and plan for each day. I have since started doing this a little at a time and I gotta admit it makes my days run so much better.
While this book does not say you need to clean XYZ on this day and PDQ on that day, it does show you how to create a schedule and routine that works for your family and lifestyle. I also loved how Heidi suggests you create Family Emergency Management Assessment (FEMA) yellow day and red day schedules and routines for sick days and disaster days. As a former Florida Health Department employee and member of OCHD Bio-Force (our group of first responders for disasters and outbreaks). I found this comical but extremely necessary. It made me chuckle because FEMA is what comes in to help clean up after a disaster! But it is vital for a family to know what needs to be done to keep the household running when Mom or Dad or everyone else is sick.
If you are looking for advice on how to create a workable cleaning schedule for your family, I suggest you pick up Heidi’s book Bootcamp for Lousy Housekeepers. It will help you create a schedule that works perfectly for your family.
Have you read Bootcamp for Lousy Housekeepers? What did you think of it?
Have a blessed day!
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