This post is part of our Summer Shortcuts series. Meagan and I are taking turns all summer long sharing little “cheats” and ways we give ourselves a break during the summer months. Enjoy! -Sarah
It seems to be almost universal among busy moms: we don’t mind doing the laundry, but most of us hate folding it and putting it away. We move the piles of clean clothes from bed to table, or couch to basket, or whatever surfaces our folding situation provides, and chip away at them halfheartedly, all the while pulling kids’ daily outfits from the jumble, knowing we’ll never actually pair those last two socks and put them in the drawer – at least not before the next load lands on top.
No? Just me?
Didn’t think so.
So here’s a revolutionary thought to make life easier this summer (or anytime laundry gets the best of you, really): stop folding it. Stop folding it, and – here’s the hard part – stop feeling bad about it. [click to continue…]