Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Tips for Keeping the House Clean With a New Baby

cleaningPublished July 2014: Mom.Me

Tips for Keeping the House Clean With a New Baby
Spot cleaning can ensure a safe environment for your new baby.

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When you bring home your newborn from the hospital, the responsibilities of caring for him while keeping your house tidy can be overwhelming. From feedings and diaper changes to laundry and scrubbing, your to-do list may be overflowing. Finding a balance with your time to ensure your home is clean and safe for your infant is crucial for the health and well-being of your family.

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July 16, 2014 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment

10 Time-Saving Cleaning Tips

Screen shot 2013-10-31 at 9.23.51 PMPublished October 2013: Mom.Me

10 Time-Saving Cleaning Tips
Work Smarter, Not Harder

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Keeping your home in tip-top shape doesn’t have to take up all of your time. In fact, a little bit of dusting here and a quick vacuum there, coupled with creative cleaning tips, save time in the long run. The key is to clean like a professional, says Leslie Reichert, a Boston-based cleaning coach and the author of The Joy of Green Cleaning. “Professionals don’t organize, sort or rearrange while they are cleaning,” she says. “Just keep your focus on cleaning, and you’ll finish much quicker than before.” Continue reading

October 31, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment

10 Easy Things to Keep Clean

Screen shot 2013-04-10 at 5.15.08 PMPublished April 2013: Mom.Me

10 Easy Things to Keep Clean
Counters, floors and other surfaces to make spiffy

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While you may claim your home is “lived in” to excuse the clutter and messy countertops, keeping your home clean with simple, daily remedies will eliminate the need for those excuses. From countertops and floors to showers and entryways, your home can radiate a clean shine and aroma at all times with a few quick fixes. Get the entire family involved in your daily cleaning routine and then sit back and admire your bacteria-free living space. Continue reading

April 10, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , | Leave a comment