Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms
March 14, 2024

Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms

Spring is a beautiful time of year—flowers bloom, the sun begins to shine a little brighter, and there's a palpable sense of renewal in the air. For many, it's a time to throw open the windows and doors, clear out the cobwebs, and begin the annual rite of spring cleaning. However, for busy moms, the idea of spring cleaning often brings about a mix of excitement for the fresh start and dread at the thought of where to find the time and energy to tackle it all.

The key to a successful spring cleaning for a busy mom is efficiency. With the right plan and products, you can do a deep cleanse without it turning into a week-long event. This blog will provide you with practical and actionable tips to spring clean your home without losing your mind or spending every waking hour with a mop in your hand. Plus, thanks to time-saving hints and the use of MamaSuds products, you’ll be able to revitalize your home without worrying about harsh chemicals affecting your family’s well-being.

Set Clear Priorities and Goals

Before you grab your favorite cleaning supplies, take a step back and set some clear priorities for your spring cleaning. What are the problem areas in your home that require the most attention? Is it that cluttered closet or the pantry that's beginning to look like a game of Tetris gone wrong? By setting priorities, you'll avoid feeling overwhelmed and focus your energy where it's needed most.

By identifying these areas, you can break down the process into manageable tasks and set achievable goals. Remember, it's okay if you don’t finish everything in one day. It's a marathon, not a sprint.

Get the Right Tools for the Job

The next step to efficient spring cleaning is having the right tools. This doesn’t mean you have to rush out to buy expensive gadgets or stock up on loads of chemically infused cleaners. Choosing multi-purpose, quality tools can make a world of difference. Tools like MamaSuds Castile Soap, which can be used for everything from washing dishes to cleaning the tub, or their All-Purpose Cleaner, can save space, time, and your countertops from cluttering up with a variety of single-task products.

Some essential tools include:

  • Microfiber cloths and sponges for dusting and wiping down surfaces
  • A sturdy vacuum cleaner with attachments for various surfaces
  • Baking soda and vinegar for natural, yet effective, cleaning
  • Cleaning caddies to keep everything organized and portable

Using the best tools can cut your cleaning time in half, which leaves you with more time to enjoy the spring weather with your family.

The Art of Streamlining

Spring cleaning doesn’t just mean wiping down every surface. It’s an excellent time to streamline your belongings to reduce clutter and make day-to-day living more manageable. This is where MamaSuds laundry detergent comes in. It's perfect for washing bedding and clothing, and as a busy mom, you know the feeling of satisfaction that comes with an organized laundry basket.

Streamlining not only paves the way for an organized space but it can also be a cathartic experience as you rid your home of things that no longer serve a purpose.

Create a Cleaning Schedule

Once you’ve identified your priorities, gathered your tools, and streamlined your space, it’s time to create a cleaning schedule. Being organized about when to clean what can save you time and energy—two things that every mom can appreciate.

Your schedule should be tailored to your specific home and family, and remember, it’s not set in stone. Life happens, and flexibility is key to maintaining your sanity.

Safety First while Getting the Job Done

Safety, especially with little ones underfoot, should always be top of mind. MamaSuds offers cleaning products that are kind to both your family and the environment. Our products are free from harmful chemicals, which means you can have peace of mind while they do the hard work of cleaning.

  • Keep cleaning solutions out of reach of children and pets
  • Use non-toxic cleaners to keep the air quality in your home safe
  • Read labels and follow instructions to prevent misuse of products

Ensuring safety is part of creating a home that’s truly clean and healthy for your family.

Involve the Family

Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a solo mission. Get the whole family involved. Even young children can help pick up toys and dust low surfaces. Plus, involving the family can create a sense of ownership over the clean space and promote habits that will keep it that way longer.

By making it a family affair, you can spread the workload and create a bonding experience at the same time.

Don’t Forget the Exterior

When it comes to spring cleaning, the exterior of your home is just as important as the interior. Curb appeal can transform your house and make you proud to come home to it each day. 

Take these steps to tackle the outside of your home:

  • Wash your windows and screens
  • Sweep entryways and patios
  • Declutter and clean out your garage or shed
  • Do a cursory check of the roof and gutters for any winter damage

Tending to the exterior of your home ensures that every part of your house feels the effects of your spring cleaning and signals the start of a new season.


Spring cleaning for busy moms can be manageable and even enjoyable with the right approach. By setting clear priorities, getting the right tools, streamlining your home, creating a schedule, focusing on safety, involving the family, tending to the exterior, and rewarding yourself, you can have a clean, healthy home that’s ready to embrace the new season.