From this day, until June 21st, it is officially the Spring of 2018. Have you already given up on some or all of your New Year's resolutions? Well, no worries, let's make some Spring 2018 resolutions. Summer is coming. Let's tidy up the diet, the closet, and whole dang house in preparation. You can do this.
Being sick is never fun. Immediately we're plunged into a world of coughing, sniffling, and feeling uncomfortable. It's zero fun, and when your child is sick, you want to do everything you can do to make them feel okay while their sick while also helping them get through it as soon as possible. Kids can bounce back pretty quick, but sickness can hit them just as hard as anyone else.
Having a friend over can be an exciting yet daunting task. You want to have fun, you want your guest to have fun, and all the meanwhile you want to make sure that you're presenting a home that your guests will want to visit again and again.
Siblings can be tough on one another, and managing the relationships between can be fraught with difficulties. Parents have been trying to figure out how to resolve these sort of disputes since antiquity. From ancient philosophers to modern moms, the best minds have pondered on how to keep the home peacful and enjoyable.
Mottainai is a Japanese word meaning, roughly, "what a waste!" It's oftened used as an exclamation. Buddhist monks often use the expression to teach the importance of respecting what you have, whether it's something simple or sacred. There has been a revival of the expression, notably by Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. Maathai used the term to push forward her desire to encourage greater reduction of consumption, reusing of that which we already have, recycling of things no longer needed, and repair of things that could once again be useful. Maathai said, "we should all use limited resources effectively and share them fairly if we are to avert wars arising from disputes over natural resources."
Have you ever wondered what those numbers on the bottom of your plastic water bottles mean? Well, wonder no more. With approximately 200 billion pounds of plastic being produced per annum, it's good to know a little bit about the plastics that we're surrounded by and consuming from.
You've Got Maids is excited to announce that on February 10 and on February 14, 2018, our newest location, serving Central Houston, TX will be celebrating their opening in conjunction with the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce. Local owners and operators Moylam and Raul Wong will be in attendance and are excited to share their hopes and dreams for bringing quality jobs to the Houston market. You've Got Maids of Central Houston plans to begin offering top-notch professional home cleaning and maid services starting in February.