It’s counter-intuitive, but the less time you spend at home, the messier your house is. If you’re out of the house more than you’re in it, you have little time to keep up with paperwork, handle laundry, move out-of-season clothing to storage, and do other projects. Not only do you have less time for projects, but drop-and-run also adds to the problem when you have only enough time to run in, drop off the mail, change clothes quickly, and run on to the next thing.
What can you do to tame the madness? One of your most effective tools is to learn to say “no” or “not at this time.” Stand firm because: