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Old 03-02-2003, 06:42 AM
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Dishes and mopping... at the same time!

I wish I had thought I this sooner! I have small children, ages 3 and 1 1/2 who hate it when I mop my floor b/c they aren't allowed in the kitchen the whole time... so I have finally figured out a way to involve them (without them knowing) and do my dishes at the same time!

When I do the dishes, I make up a ton of soap bubbles... I blow big blobs of them at the girls and they play with them on the floor while I do the dishes. By the time the dishes are done, the floor has been nicely soaped up. All it takes now it just a quick mop rinse!! This takes less time than me doing the soap and rinse by myself and the girls do not get mad b/c they aren't allowed in the kitchen!
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Old 04-14-2004, 01:08 PM
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Sounds like fun!!!

I have been known to mop, using my kitchen trash can as a bucket. I got the idea from www.flylady.net
It gets my trash can clean, and the floor, at the same time
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