Let’s face it; the stresses of adulthood can make it difficult to maintain a constant state of happiness. However, there are things you and your family can do to make sure your home life at Caliterra in Dripping Springs as happy as possible. Here are a few habits you can start to help you maintain your home and family life happy!
1. Make Cleaning a Weekly Event
No one likes cleaning, but if you do a little bit every week, you can keep your home pretty clean. Set aside a few hours every weekend when you and your family can clean your house really well. Be sure to also start a list of chores, so every member of their family is able to take part in their responsibilities.
2. Keep Out the Clutter
It’s been proven that clutter causes stress, and the last thing you want in your home is stress. Decluttering can be hard at first, but if you get in the habit of getting rid of the things you don’t need and giving everything a place, then your home will stay clutter-free!
3. Make Your Bed
Along the same rationale for getting rid of clutter, making your bed gives your room a sense of order. It’s a simple enough chore that it can become part of your morning routine before you leave for work or to take the kids to school.
4. Have Nightly “Quick Cleans”
While you may do your heavier cleanings once a week, there are a lot of small, quick cleaning tasks that you and your family can do every night. Simple tasks like picking up toys or rinsing dishes and loading them in the dishwasher every night can help you cut down the time you spend cleaning over the weekends. Be sure to set rules on who gets to clean what to ensure there aren’t any daily responsibility conflicts.
5. Don’t Let Laundry Pile Up
Laundry is worse than plain clutter because it can start to smell. Don’t let laundry pile up to the point where you’re doing laundry all day. Instead, try to do a small load of laundry throughout the week so it doesn’t get out of hand.
Keeping your home nice and clean is the easiest way to have a happy home. Once you and your family develop these five great habits, you’ll be surprised with how great your home will feel. For the best home experience, come take a look at our new homes in Dripping Springs. You can also learn more about our master-planned community by exploring the Caliterra living website.
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