The Mother Flipping Awesome Podcast
Season 3, Episode 6:
Joyful Rituals for a Clean Home
On this episode, Abigail interviews...
BECKY RAPINCHUK is the founder of Clean Mama, the popular home keeping community, about her new book CLEAN MAMA’S GUIDE TO A PEACEFUL HOME: Effortless Systems & Joyful Rituals for a Calm, Cozy Home. Becky has been an advisor and homecare expert for brands including Dyson, Home Depot, Martha Stewart, Bissell, Samsung Home Appliances and more. Becky is a go-to expert for Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, the New York Times, Bon Appétit, HGTV Magazine, InStyle, Shape, Oprah.com, Houzz, Refinery29, and other popular outlets. The mother of three, Becky lives outside of Chicago. And now she is here with US today!
We've been in our homes more than ever this year. In this episode Abigail speaks with Becky Rapinchuk from Clean Mama about how we can use a simple ten minute habit to transform our homes into clean, organized, and comfortable spaces that inspire us more than they stress us.
2.00 Introduction to Becky and her cleaning systems that bring calm and happiness.
3:20 Help! We live in our homes all the time now, how can we see our homes as havens?
4:30 Parents spend a lot of time running a home so let's create systems that give meaning and spark joy.
6:00 Why having a beginning and and an end to the day are so important.
9:30 How to show up, f*ck up, and show up again to all the mess of life.
10:00 Becky shares her cleaning tips, along with a helpful system of 5 daily tasks.
12:00 How decluttering with kids can help children want less and increase creativity with the toys they do have.
13:30 Ideas to get your kids involved in chores and organization.
17:30 Becky hates cleaning bathrooms but her "why" helps.
19:00 The magic of pairing happy tasks with pain point tasks.