How do you keep up on house work?

Make a daily list. Use a dry erase board and mark it out each time something is done or check it off. Have a different thing set specifically for certain days.

A little each day for cleaning. I also have kids do chores. Laundry, my husband and one daughter do their own and i do for myself, son and other daughter. I do bathroom laundry once a week or as needed and do the rest as basket fills up. Usually once a week.

I have daily and weekly chores. Daily chores would be cleaning playroom, vacuum dishes sweep etc
Weekly would be mopping. Fridge, bathroom etc
Laundry I do every 3 days

My husband and I share the house work. There is no such thing as “your” job or “mines” it’s OURS. If I can’t get to it, he fills in for me and vise versa. We don’t have a schedule or who does what, we just do it. But one thing that I always keep in mind and I remind my kids of it all the time is “if you think about how much you have to do, you’ll never get it done. But if you just start, you’ll eventually complete it.”

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Schedule works for me…
Sunday- Laundry
Monday- bedrooms and livingroom
Tuesday- kitchen, dining, bathrooms
Wednesday- outside and bathe dog
Thursday- Laundry
Friday- sweep and mop.
Saturday- was sheets and towels

Clean as I go or wash as I go… I’m always cleaning and do at least a load of laundry a day… and they say that a stay at home mom is not a job… :roll_eyes::unamused::thinking::woman_shrugging::woman_facepalming:

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If I want to keep on top of my laundry I have to do a load a day. I’m 37 weeks pregnant so with the rest of the cleaning I do half in the morning and half in the afternoon

Laundry is done as soon as there is a load (we do sort), normally do a load a day. We clean up after every meal, sweep every night and pickup. We do deep clean weekly (mopping, bathrooms, dusting, bedsheets, ect)


I straighten up everyday. I pick up in the morning before work and when I get home. I do the dishes while I’m cooking and I do the laundry as soon as I have a load. Then on Saturdays I pick what needs to be cleaned, like the floors, windows etc…
Everything else I do as needed. The kids also have daily/ weekly chores that they are in charge of which helps greatly.


I do atleast one load of laundry a day. Dishes i do whenever free usually after lunch and dinner. I sweep after messes and vacuum every night. I try to clean up behind my cute little tornadoes throughout the day but doesnt always happen.

Do something every day. And if you have a partner hold them accountable, you’re not their maid


Well as a mom of six, and a husband who is useless… You just accept that ship is sinking. You stop fighting the war and learn to accept the battle. So what if the laundry is behind. You won the battle as long as they habe clean clothes that day😂


We have 8 people in our house. Each of the 5 kids have their own laundry day and then there’s one day for my husband and i, and one day for our aunt. My youngest is 6 and she does her own. Vacuum twice a week Tuesday/Friday. Dishes twice a day. Bathrooms cleaned on Wednesdays. Organization on the weekends. Take it easy on yourself and space things out. :heart::heart:


I have extra people right now so I clean either when everyone gone or are asleep

Do a load every 3 days

Just do it. If they make a mess I’m right there cleaning it up the moment it happens. I also don’t allow many toys to leave the bedroom.

I do laundry once a week, I scrub my walls and other surfaces every week, I vaccum daily, do the dishes right after they’re used, food isn’t allowed to leave the table.


I don’t sort laundry. It is what it is. That way when I have a load it just goes in. It’s kept us clean laundry only in this house for over a year. If I have two loads of dirty laundry that an oddity, and for reference it’s me my husband and my two 5 year old step daughters 50% of the time. Also, dishes get done after every meal before we ever go to the living room to relax. That way the dishes don’t pile up.

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I separate the chores. Vacuum on Monday, dust on Tuesday, clean the bathroom on Wednesday, laundry on Thursday, food shopping on Friday. Leaves me with an easy weekend.

I have a house cleaner come once every 2 weeks (I work a week on and a week off). We both work and have busy schedules and it works best for our family time if we hire help bi- monthly !

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Clean as you go. Clean when they’re sleeping too

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