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Don't Do It All Alone... Your Spouse & Kids Will Help You!

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15 years ago my husband and I started TEAM CLEAN in our home and it changed our home life, our parenting ways, our marriage... and our clutter! Every Thursday night, our family cleans our house together (the whole house... including washing the towels!) After we are done cleaning, we sit down to a "take-out" meal (we have a whole system for who gets to choose the restaurant) and watch our favorite show together (the show hasn't changed in all these years). It has become a treasured, family TRADITION. I remember I was excited about starting TEAM CLEAN because it was like getting a weekly cleaning service for free. Little did I know, on this night, we would create an incredible bond as a family, instill discipline and life lessons in our kids and even strengthen our marriage. Crazy...but TEAM CLEAN became our main discipline while raising our kids! We started with 4 kids, aged 4-13 and now still "do it" with our adult children aged 19-28. That's right...they come home to visit on TEAM CLEAN night...this is a tradition worth building! I went from the "do it all mom" who ran around frantically for hours cleaning the house if someone was about to stop by, to a mom who had support cleaning and raising the kids. As you can imagine, TEAM CLEAN is one of my favorite subjects :)


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