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Anyone who has ever been a parent knows how busy it can be, especially if you have children with autism. After all, raising children is an overwhelming and miraculous experience that requires as much patience and support as it does time and energy. You’ll love this guide if you’re a busy mom who also cares about your home. Because so many people are under the impression that domestic responsibilities have to be a burden, we rarely receive positive recognition for our work in our homes. That’s why this article is for you if you also care about the upkeep of your home. Let’s start with some of the things that busy moms should do to take good care of their homes:

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Plan Ahead

Like most busy moms, you have a checklist of things you need to do, but that often gets pushed to the back of your mind. This checklist is essential because, first and foremost, cleaning and organizing your house is an investment in your future. You don’t want to be in a rut and miss out on opportunities because your place isn’t up to par. To be sure that you don’t let things slip, write down everything you need to get done on paper. This can help you create a manageable routine that is right for you and your children. Then, as the day progresses, circle anything that needs to be done first, so you don’t forget about it.


Clean As You Go

Dirt and grime build up fast, and even if you think you’re cleaning while you go, you’ll likely still end up with a mess in your house. It may be an idea to design a smart cleaning schedule to help you stay organized. Cleaning while you go lets you clean without having to dedicate as much time to it as you might otherwise. You’ll have more free time to spend with the kids, and your home will be fresh and tidy.


Ditch The Dishes

This is a huge one. If you’re struggling with a dirty kitchen, then ditch the dishes. This won’t only make your kitchen look clean but also make it smell a lot better. It’s much easier to make your kitchen look clean and smell fresh when you don’t have plates, bowls, cutlery, and other dishes around your kitchen. Keep your kitchen as clean as possible during the day. Ditch the dishes after you’re done eating, and you’ll be able to make your kitchen smell fresh.


Keep Pests Away

Pests can live in any part of your home, including your cabinets and closets. To keep these pests out of your home, you’ll need to sweep and mop your floors regularly. You’ll also want to ensure that openings are tightly closed, including cabinets and closets. If you discover pests in your home, seek out pest control services to keep your home clean and safe.



Taking good care of your home doesn’t mean you have to become a cleaning machine. It means keeping your home clean and organized with these simple tips. You can accomplish this by cleaning when you have time and planning ahead. You’ll be well on your way to a clean, organized home in no time.


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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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