Hello Dear Flylady and crew!
I am one of those people who also hates doing laundry like so many others. I would buy enough underwear and socks to last months so I could do them all at once. Then they’d sit in the basket once clean and what a mess. I would do laundry when my husband said he had nothing to wear next week for work or I would do laundry when my laundry took over the bedroom (we had to move into a tiny room when my dad moved in with us so you can imagine). Once I started doing a load a day – well at first I thought it wouldn’t make a difference – but I am shocked! I have socks stuffed into drawers that are clean!
It’s so easy now I can just fold stuff as it comes out of the dryer – no more loads upon loads sitting beside the bed tempting the dogs, or in my husbands office. It’s not even a chore anymore. Why didn’t I try this before? Thanks for the encouragement you give every day and thanks for all the testimonials. I am just starting on my routines but when I get up and think about the shiny sink and clean toilet and the bed that’s actually made so I can keep the bedroom door open – it does put a smile on my face. Perfectionism really is overrated….Thanks!
Dorie in California
FlyLady here: Our habit for August is working on Laundry.
A load a day keeps CHAOS away! We have a great tool to help you sort as you take your clothes off.
Do you have a story or tips that will help other FlyBabies with this habit? Please send them to FlyLady@FlyLady.net with LAUNDRY in the subject line.