Let’s face it. We are all busy doing something. Parenting, working, looking for work, among other things, is a lot for many during this difficult time in the world. However, one thing is for certain. When things are in place on the home front, it makes managing our other responsibilities a bit easier. Here are three tasks you should consider outsourcing to make things run smoothly at home.
Trust me when I tell you that hiring a cleaning company is the best money I have ever spent. After speaking with family members and friends who have their homes professionally cleaned on a regular basis, I realized that investing in a great cleaning service is essential. A few years ago, we were expecting company for the weekend. After spending hours doing laundry, washing dishes, and picking up around the house with no end in sight, I was just exhausted. The next day I called the cleaning crew my parents have used for years to get on their schedule. They came in to clean bathrooms, mop floors, dust, vacuum and tidy up the kitchen. After they finished, I immediately felt a load lifted. My time was freed up, which made room for me to tackle other important items on my to-do list.
Meal Prep/ Chef Services
Cooking and preparing meals for yourself and family is a task that is often time consuming. Meal subscription boxes are widely popular and are a way to make cooking a bit simpler. Boxes are shipped to your doorstep that contain ingredients for what you need to make a particular recipe. Another way to ease the load with food preparation is to hire a chef to prepare meals. You can decide to have them come in your home to cook, or make things elsewhere and drop off a weeks worth of goodies. Whatever you decide, outsourcing meal planning and preparation is sure to allow you to have more time to devote to other areas of your life.
Laundry didn’t seem like such a big deal when it came to washing and drying just my belongings. Now that I’m a wife and mom, it seems as if the laundry piles are never ending. It’s not so much the washing and drying for me, but the folding that I don’t care for. Sending your clothes to be cleaned definitely helps free up time for things that are more important.
In what ways do you plan to outsource tasks at home?