Have you considered getting your kids involved in some of these actions? That way you can get work done and spend time with your kids. They also will learn important housekeeping skills and boost their self-esteem by contributing to the smooth operation of a household.
Originally Posted by Onion
I suggest you commit to doing at least ONE thing off your @Home list (or routine housework) per day. That's how I started keeping a cleaner house than ever before. I make sure that I intentionally tackle one thing per day (vacuuming ONE room, dusting ONE room or ONE piece of furniture if "decorations" on it make it time consuming). Often times when I do one thing I find myself doing two or three things just from the momentum that is generated.