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Messy House

5 Comics That Will Make Sense To People In Messy Homes

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Home

Whether your home is messy by choice or as the unwanted result of many people under one roof, we feel you: The struggle to keep things clean is real. ...

My Messy Home Doesn't Make Me A Bad Mom

Candy Mickels Mejia | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Candy Mickels Mejia

As my 10-year-old and I cleared the last of the junk out of the dining room and admired our work, I thanked her for her help and let her know I couldn't have accomplished this task without her. As she looked up at me and smiled, I reminded myself I was just overreacting and that my kids don't really notice or care when the house is a mess.

9 Simple Hacks That Will Help Organize That Mess You Call ACloset

JackThreads | Posted 06.24.2016 | HuffPost Home

Not only does having clothes strewn about everywhere look unsightly, it's also incredibly inefficient. The 9 simple hacks below will transform your mess into a lean, mean, coordinated machine so you can actually wear what you've spent your hard-earned cash on.

9 Signs Your Home Is Not Your Own

AK Turner | Posted 05.12.2016 | Parents
AK Turner

It doesn't matter who pays the mortgage, if you have small children, you are continually reminded that the space you inhabit is no longer yours. Here's clear evidence that despite your parental role, you likely have limited control of your home.

Why I Prefer Parents With Messy Houses

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 06.07.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

I'm a proud messy parent, because I believe a home is meant to be lived in and enjoyed. After all, life is messy. And messy can be a whole lot of fun.

25 Complaints My Son Will Share With His Future Therapist

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

For years, Elmo was a furry guy who existed only on T-shirts. When you finally saw him walk and talk, you practically sh*t yourself.

10 Photos Of The Chaotic, Frazzled, Imperfect But Glorious Mess That Is Parenting

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents

Lifestyle photographer Danielle Guenther has spent over two years taking pictures of families and children in their own homes. After one particular se...

What Normal Looks Like

Elizabeth Broadbent | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Elizabeth Broadbent

For all of you mamas insisting your immaculate house is messy, and all of you normal mamas therefore afraid to have anyone come into your house ever, because that level of clean is just not achievable due to kids/time/dogs/life/constant art projects, let's set some guidelines.

Do You Know Where Your Kids Are Tonight? Yep.

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

I believe we need to think of our house as a home, as a refuge, as an outreach, as a place of belonging and security. It is not ours to hoard, but ours to share.

10 Ways I Am Failing Adulthood

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

When I look back on the efficient, well-oiled machine that was my childhood household, I don't remember as much chaos, scrambling and disorder.

My House Is Messy -- and I Don't Care

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

It's totally true that I could come home from work and get everything off the counter and table (again) and clean the bathrooms (again) and yell at the kids (again) to pick up all their stuff, but, well, I'd rather not.

Two Reality Shows That Practically Clean My House for Me

Angela Jamene | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Angela Jamene

There are two shows I can turn on any time and I will start cleaning my house without even realizing I'm doing it. It may begin with wiping down a counter, but if it turns out to be a marathon, my whole kitchen will be spotless by the third episode.

Help for Seniors Who Are Drowning in Clutter

Jim T. Miller | Posted 12.15.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Compulsive cluttering is a problem that effects up to five percent of Americans -- many of whom are seniors -- with problems ranging anywhere from mild messiness to hoarding so severe it may be related to a mental health disorder like obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Why I Can't Wait For My Kids To Go To School

Corbyn Hightower | Posted 10.20.2012 | Parents
Corbyn Hightower

It's been a long, hot, messy, under-scheduled summer. I need to make it through one more week -- one more! -- and then all three of my kids will blessedly, finally be in school.

A Blanket Apology To Everyone Who Visits My House

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Brittany Gibbons

Perhaps my house needs a disclaimer, a blanket apology to preempt the offenses that will befall you should you chose to be my friend and come over to my house for dinner or sleepovers.

What Both Working And Stay-At-Home Moms Feel Judged About

Posted 12.26.2011 | Parents

By Rachel Emma Silverman On The Juggle The so-called Mommy Wars posit that there's tension between mothers who choose to stay home with their kids ...