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i am a terrible housekeeper. really terrible. i have learned to take one small area at a time, do it RIGHT, then take a break. i am working on my kitchen today.

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  • You might really enjoy flylady.net she has a wonderful system for helping people to de clutter, get organized and stay that way!! - by TIGGERIFFIC123
  • I hate to clean, I used to find I would get very overwhelmed and quit. I read an article a few years ago (probably when I should have been cleaning) that said to do one room at a time, don't vacuum your entire house, just do the living room. Since reading this I find cleaning is much less overhwelming and I have a complete sense of accomplishment because after a few minutes of work, I can see actual progress in one room. If I get sidetracked or have to do something else it's ok because at least one room got cleaned.

    Hope this helps emoticon - by IMANAUDIGIRL
  • I get overwhelmed whenever there is a lot of cleaning to do. I am currently reading a book called "Organizing from the Inside Out". I hope this helps. - by MISSYGEEN
  • OMG i am terrible too! I can relate so much with you... - by LIVING-BETTER
  • I have to do this, too. I can find a hundred things to do other than housework, especially if it's outdoors. Best of luck & blessings to you. Pam - by PAMELALANDIS
  • I'm working on my housecleaning habits as well. Yesterday I started with laundry and decluttering my room. - by KVILLARS
  • I have got to try this. emoticon My housekeeping habits are atrocious!! - by LJCANNON

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