Re: [MOL] Re: Debby how to keep your house clean..... [01517] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Re: Debby how to keep your house clean.....



hi, Deb, get a big box or bag and just dump the stuff that they leave in
the box. Charge a fee for getting the stuff back! Just a suggestion.
Jeanne

deb grodin wrote:
> 
> Dear Mom, (Nanc)
> Matt and I figured it out. If we attach a garbage bag to Robby's side
> the house will stay uncluttered. I too have a house keeper come in twice
> a week for four or five hours. She cleans, but decluttering is my job. I
> hate picking up after people. My husband bought new sneakers last
> Saturday and placed at the bottom of the steps. They stayed there until
> I got angry yesterday and bought them into his office. Robby emptied his
> backpack in the center of his room every day this week. There is a pile
> of papers and books that will stay there until I do something about it.
> My new way of dealing with this is going to with a hefty bag. Maybe I
> need to toss some of their things to get them to understand. Even the
> dog likes to leave his food all over the house. Back in April we had
> company and my husband bought up this long table and put it in the
> living room to put food on. The food has been eaten, the company long
> gone, the table still remains. No way I can carry it. Now if I pay two
> boys from the neighborhood to move it he may get the message. In other
> words I get no help!!!!!! I also work part-time. O.K. I'll pass the pity
> pot. :)
> Love,
> Debby
> 
> NLPOST@AOL.COM wrote:
> >
> > Hi Debby,
> > I have a house keeper come in once a week for three hours a day, she dusts
> > and vacuums all but our room and the laundry room.  That is a big help, and
> > keeps me motivated.
> > I watch the weather when our clothes hamper is close to having a load to do,
> > I do it and hang it out.
> > I have this routine;
> > After supper I clean the kitchen, and then set the table for Mother for
> > breakfast, and put out the pills for her, Don and me.
> > All that all that is left to do is take my shower and play on the PC for
> > awhile, then to bed.
> > In the morning, get up let the Dog out, go pottie, feed the Dog, go make the
> > beds, back to the bathroom and wash up brush teeth and hair, get dressed,
> > eat, water outdoor plants, come back in and load dishwasher, then I decide
> > what to do for the day, if it is to hot I work inside.
> > Never is there a mess left in the kitchen, everything has a place and if it
> > is used, it goes back where it was found, or in the sink for me to put in
> > ther dishwasher, if it is dirty clothes they are put in the hamper right
> > away, wet towels hang over the shower doors, when dry they are put in the
> > hamper.
> > You all know when you live in a house there are always messes made,  make a
> > sandwich, you leave bread crumbs and a dirty knife, so you wash off the
> > counter and rinse off the knife and put in the dishwasher or sink.
> > When you brush your teeth you wipe out the sink and if need be wipe off the
> > counter, now I don't have kids to clean up after, but do have Don and Mom
> > that leave a mess for me to clean, so I do bathroom checks and kitchen checks
> > and clean up messes right away.
> > When we eat a meal, we all take our dishes to the sink, food to the counter
> > by the fridge, the chairs go back to the table like they belong, I do the
> > rest.
> > When you keep up with all of these things it will give you extra time for
> > lawn work, painting, taking care of a garder or flowers, power wash the
> > house, etc.
> > My kids and grand kids follow these rules except the two little ones, but
> > they are being trained.
> > I never have clutter, clothes are in the closet, dressers, hamper or in the
> > washer or on the line.  Nothing is under my beds, dressers only have on them
> > what belongs there, never clutter.
> > Dirty dishes go right in the dishwasher after a meal, mine is run right after
> > supper and put away before I go to bed.  My kitchen counters only have on
> > them what belongs there, and are always clean and ready to prepare meals,
> > snacks or whatever.
> > If anything is spilt on the floors, it is cleaned up right away.  The Carpets
> > get cleaned at least every three months, they don't look like they need it to
> > other people but I know they are dirty so they get cleaned, the carpet will
> > last longer too.
> > If you just keep everything picked up and put away, right away it is a snap
> > to keep the house clean.
> > I hardly ever watch TV, to me it is a waste of time.  I like the PC, cause
> > you can learn so much, and keep in touch with so many.
> > Last Wed. I went and cleaned my daughters bedroom and bathroom, dusted her
> > living room and cleaned her kitchen, it wasn't bad, she just got hurt trying
> > to keep her daughter from getting kicked by a horse, and put her back out.
> > I am so busy all the time cause I do repairs that men usually do.  I do have
> > time to play, and could go on vacations too.
> > Now all you have to do is find a place for everything and keep it there.
> > Have fun,,,LOL  Now Debby don't you be telling me stories, never know when I
> > may come for a visit.  LOL
> > Loc ya,
> > Mom (Nanc) ():-)
> >
> > In a message dated 6/25/99 3:13:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time, debg@home.com
> > writes:
> >
> > << Dear Jeanne,
> >  I am not sure why I can't clean very often, but I can't. Maybe more
> >  mental than physical!!! Maybe I am just a JAP at heart, or maybe I
> >  really do like dust and clutter!!!
> >  The boys had fun, after an hour or so I had a hard time keeping up with
> >  them. They went on all their favorite rides and then decided to leave. I
> >  think my older one noticed how tired I am. Still missing a large chunk
> >  of energy. In about an hour I will take them out to the pool so they can
> >  swim and I can fall asleep under my tree. My tree is actually a palm
> >  tree float. It's really neat.
> >  I think that Nanc should give us each a list of chores to do on a daily
> >  basis. Only problem is that I would say I did them even if I didn't!!!
> >  lol.
> >  Have a good one
> >  Debby >>
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