unfuck your habitat

5 Habits for You & Your Kids for an Unfucked Habitat

by RealMomofNJ on May 16, 2013 in Chores, Cleaning

Who needs help getting their ass in gear and cleaning up after themselves? We all do. And who wants to help their kids establish good, tidy habits that will set them up for a clean and more organized life? We all do. So, I asked Team UfYH (Unfuck Your Habitat) to share some tips for how we can stop…

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For Earth Day: 5 Ways to Make Your Baby Green RIGHT NOW

by RealMomofNJ on April 19, 2013 in Baby Care, Be Green, Cleaning, Tips

*I apologize in advance if you’re disappointed that my list does not include a formula or recipe for dyeing your baby green.*

Being green is something that many people think about and strive for, but it’s also something that has a reputation for being a huge pain in the ass. Especially when it comes to babies. Being green and having…

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I Replaced Dryer Sheets With Wool Dryer Balls. Here’s How It’s Going. (SPOILER ALERT: It’s Awesome)

by RealMomofNJ on April 18, 2013 in Be Green, Cleaning, Laundry

A year ago, a very natural and holistic-minded friend made a passing comment about how she doesn’t use dryer sheets because they’re toxic. “What, what, what?” I said. I had never heard anything of the sort, and I’ll all over things that are “toxic.” She gave me a brief overview about how the fragrances in dryer sheets may be…

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DIY Rag Dispenser

by RealMomofNJ on April 17, 2013 in Be Green, Cleaning

Yes, you read that right. One of my posts is a DIY project. Shocking, I know. I don’t often DIY because I’m not the least bit crafty or handy. Exhibit A. Exhibit B.

Despite my DIY handicap, I couldn’t resist trying this after I saw a sort-of similar idea on Pinterest because I’m always looking for ways to reduce…

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Spring Cleaning Resolutions

by RealMomofNJ on April 01, 2013 in Chores, Cleaning, Tips

Happy April! Whenever the weather starts warming up, I feel like I emerge from a hibernation I didn’t even realize I was in. I get very lazy and slow in the winter, and the spring weather revives me. The first thing I want to do with my new-found energy: clean up my messy freakin’ house.

RealDad and I always feel…

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no cook no bath tuesday

No-Cook, No-Bath Tuesdays

by RealMomofNJ on October 24, 2012 in Chores, Cleaning, Schedules, Tips

Last Tuesday, the day after posting My Weekends Are Not Weekends, I came home from work exhausted. This is normal; I am often most exhausted on Tuesdays because that’s when the weekend catches up with me. I dragged myself into the kitchen to cook, but I had forgotten to defrost the chicken I intended to make for dinner….

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Cleaning Gear for Kids

by RealMomofNJ on October 19, 2012 in Be Green, Chores, Cleaning, Parent Stuff, Products

I’m a firm believer that it’s important to instill in your kids from very early on that messes don’t clean themselves. If you don’t start teaching your children to clean, you’re going to spend the rest of your life doing it for them. But how do you get them interested in cleaning? Set them up with their own cleaning…

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