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3 Busy Mom Cleaning Hacks + Robotic Vacuum Giveaway

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Having a clean house is something that’s a non-negotiable for me. I remember when I was pregnant with Liam and people would say things like “your house will never be clean again.” I would laugh because no amount of momming was going to make me not have a clean house. Sure I have less time to do a lot of the house things, so we get creative. I have 3 busy mom cleaning hacks that mom or not you will love!

3 Busy Mom Cleaning Hacks

Hack 1: Have a nightly 15 minute speed clean. This is what we do every night before we go to bed. We fold up blankets on the couch, wipe down the kitchen counters, straighten up toys, and put things in their spot. It doesn’t take very long but it makes a huge difference.

Hack 2: Let the Neato do it for you! We were sent the Neato D7 robot vacuum recently and it’s been a game changer! This is unlike any other robot vacuum I’ve seen. Neato’s laser guided mapping technology means the D7 can create and save a map of your home so that you can have a custom clean. What I like about this is that not every single space NEEDS to be cleaned all the time. No-Go Lines and Zones mean you can split up the work to tackle the playroom while baby naps, but visit the nursery during bath time. This is the one we use the most. We tend to have it clean the playroom and other hallway areas while Liam is sleeping, but clean his room while we are in the playroom. We also have it clean the kitchen very last! And smartphone compatibility means you can deploy your Neato for whenever, wherever, allowing you to clean differently. So say I am not home but we are having company over, I can have it clean before we get home! Plus unlike round robot vacuums, Neato’s D-Shape design means that every corner will be cleaned. Dust and crumbs can’t hide in crevices anymore.





Hack 3: Lemons clean everything. Use lemons to get stains off of faucets and handles. Lemon and vinegar will also make a great mixture to clean your stove burners! Harsh chemicals are the worst. Also lemon and water boiled in a bowl in your microwave will steam clean it! Lemons are basically the do all of the cleaning world.

I would LOVE to know if you have any busy mom cleaning hacks you can share with us too! We all need them! Also if you want to get your own amazing Neato D7 use promo code Neely20 (20% off D7, no end date)!! ***US residents only

If you would like to win your own Neato D7 enter below! I will select the winner and contact them in one week! Good luck!

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Neato. The opinions and text are all mine.

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  • 147 thoughts on “3 Busy Mom Cleaning Hacks + Robotic Vacuum Giveaway

    1. Heather

      Didn’t know about the lemons – great tip! I try to do just one chore a day, and keep on top of the clutter as much as possible. The kids do help pick up when we threaten to keep their toys for a week. So that helps! The Neato robotic vacuum would be sooooo helpful in our house, to deal with the constant accumulation of dog hair, dirt, and crumbs. Not to mention the exercise my kids would get from chasing it around. πŸ˜„

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    2. Lauren

      So many great tips! As a busy mom with 2 very active littles and a shedding pup, the Neato robotic vacuum would be a great team player in our house 🀣

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    3. Annabel Greaves

      It looks like a great vacuum for getting into all those hard to reach places, I have lots of nooks and cranies that are difficult to reach, with lots of sticky things discarded by the kids, this would be really useful to help pick them up xx

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    4. melanie

      The Neato would be great to help clean up since our 13.5 month little girl likes to put things she finds on the floor in her mouth.

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    5. amanda

      oh my this would be great! I have a cat that sheds so much and an allergic husband! this would be a game changer!

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    6. Ashlee

      I had no idea about lemons! I’ve recently been using a little bit of baking soda to clean my tubs and it really helps with the soap scum!

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    7. Lauren

      I use lemons and vinegar for EVERYTHING! I’d LOVE a robot vac – so many people swear by them, but they are so expensive, I’m hesitant.

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    8. E

      We had a robotic cleaner and we killed it unintentionally by dropping something on it. We never replaced it but with our upcoming move, I’ve been telling hubs how we need to get another one to help with the general dust and dog hair. Even more so since our new place will be single story!

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    9. Margaret GALLAGHER

      A DREAM clean – saving time and energy so we can have more family time – nifty piece of tech

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    10. sandra

      I have a crawling baby that likes to stick everything in his mouth and two older siblings who love to leave messes. This would make my like a lot easier.

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    11. Kim Pincombe-Cole

      I’m all about the daily 15min speed clean! And I need this vacuum because dog hair is never ending…

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    12. Kristen

      I always do a quick 15 min night time cleaning sweep. It makes me feel so much better in the morning to wake up to a clean house.

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    13. Bryan Vice

      This will definitely cut down cleaning time and give moms and dads more time to spend with their kids

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    14. Michelle Glass

      I would love to win a robot vacuum! I have 2 busy children and this will help me keep a cleaner home.

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    15. Stephanie

      My boys are always begging to get a robot vacuum! My in-laws have one and they have named her and like to chase it around the house. My home is all tile, so I think it would work really well here. I also do the 15 minute speed clean in the evening, mostly making sure the kitchen is clean before bed.

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    16. Jessica S

      I would love this vacuum because it would save me a lot of time! It sound like a real good one too!

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    17. Alison

      I would love to a robot vacuum especially for under bed spaces and those nooks and crannies where dust bunnies are breeding! Love the 15 minute speed clean!

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    18. Amanda W

      We just got a new puppy, and the extra hair she sheds has already gotten me to increase my vaccuuming! I’ve been doing lots of homework about roombas and other robotic vaccuums, but hadn’t heard of the Neato brand until I read this post. It looks like a great little machine, exactly what I’ve been looking for!

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    19. Jonathan

      The robot vacuum is a definite need for me! My puppy is a high shedder so I find myself vacuuming almost every day. Very time consuming!

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      1. Heather Z

        I would love because now the vacuuming is too far and I between. This would actually help with the internal negative feelings that come sometimes because of this….way less stress and worrying. I major positive on life.

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    20. Crystal

      Great tips. That Neato cleaning machine not only looks easy to use but its compact enough to put it in the corner when not in use. I think the Neato Vacuum would be a great help for cleaning and cleaning up cat hair among other things. Less stress in vacuuming too. Hope I win. Enter me please.

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    21. Bree

      These hacks are awesome! I like to hack my cleaning routine as much as I can. I really like this vacuum, I have been looking for something like this and need to pick one up finally!

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    22. Andrea Darst

      We have 5 pets in our house and need help desperately with the dog/cat hair that seems to always be around, regardless of how much I vacuum! This could be life-changing!

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    23. Kayley

      I’d appreciate this vacuum to help some of the dust and cat hair that builds up around my apartment.

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    24. Melissa Storms

      I would love this. I vacuum several times every day, it just works out that way. It would be nice to have that chore made easier for me.

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    25. Helen

      I would love to have a Neato D7 Robotic Vacuum because it would save me some much time and hassle trying to clean the floors after my puppies, kitties and toddlers.

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    26. Jack B

      I’d love to win because I have a 4 year old active little crumb dropper. Would be great to have something that isn’t me cleaning up constantly.

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    27. Carla Moschetti

      I’d like it for our downstairs area where my mom lives because she has dementia and cleaning is getting harder and harder for her.

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    28. di

      When we got wood floors we got a robot vac and it’s a lifesaver! Love that I can go out switch it on and come home to vacuumed floors! Def a life hack!

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    29. Thomas P

      I do a similar 15 minute clean at the end of the day, but vacuuming always seems to be deferred. Would love to have the Neato so it could handle that task while I am doing the stuff I do get to.

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    30. Christina Gould

      I want the Neato D7 because I’m too lazy to vacuum, lol. It would be a great addition to my home. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    31. athena graeme

      I would love to have a Neato for my mom, she isn’t getting any younger, what a great way to make sure my mom’s house is clean and she’s taken care of, a real peace of mind.

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    32. Shayna Brookman

      I would love this vacuum. I feel like I have to vacuum 5 times a day and the carpet is still not clean. I could really use some help 😩

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    33. Stephanie Grant

      I would love to have one of these because I’m super busy and it would be so nice to have one less chore to worry about!

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    34. Cindy Peterson

      The Neato D7 would be neato especially to make cleaning every day easier and because it would vacuum under the beds.

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    35. Tammy Horn

      Living in the desert and having a houseful of dogs and cats, this would be great to help keep the kitchen and dining area clean from dust and pet hair..

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    36. Lisa Walker

      Thanks for the hacks! I take care of 3 kids under 4 and I can use all the tips I can get! That’s exactly why i need the Neato vacuum!

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    37. Jessica W.

      I want the Neato Robot Vacuum because with two kids, one a toddler, crumbs get everywhere. This would help us so much!

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    38. Ruth McGhee-Bey

      Any help for my back and sore legs is much appreciated in my house. I am not as limber as I use to be and getting into certain positions to clean is rough. This vacuum allows me a break and I don’t have to be a contortionist.

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    39. Kelly D

      I want the the Neato D7 because it would save time by cleaning so I can spend more time with my family.

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    40. Michelle Macaluso

      This would be amazing because I babysit my nieces and nephew and I have to vacuum all the time! This would be nice to have going.

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    41. harolde

      We are constantly trying to find time to keep our home clean with our busy life. This would be awesome to have to help!

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    42. Carolyn Fenzl

      I would love the Neato D7 because not only will it do the vacuuming for me (I am disabled so it is difficult for me to do it myself), but I love that it will do a 15-minute speed clean at night to get up all the cat fur!

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    43. Sarah Oswald

      I would love to win this vacuum so I will never have to push a vacuum around again this would be AWESOME to win thanks for the chance to win it!

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    44. Steve Weber

      I need this because I have a short haired dog that sheds like crazy.. we only have wood floors so Im constantly sweeping and vacuuming- this would save so much time!

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    45. Roberta Thompson

      This would be a life saver. I hurt my right shoulder 8 months ago and am still in physical therapy because it hasn’t improved. Dragging out the vacuum doesn’t happen as much as it used to. It hurts too much.

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    46. Elizabeth Miller

      I would love to have this for several reasons. To begin with I would love to have it because of my dog who does do a little shedding but also likes to carry his treats to other areas to eat and leaves crumbs. Next, my 13 year old daughter, her friends, and my 5 year old granddaughter who are always leaving me crumbs or dirt. Last, my father in law who moved in with us from his stroke who refuses to understand that we only eat anything in the kitchen except once in a blue moon, the kids can have a snack in the family room and he sneeks cookies all over like a kid and leaves more crumbs than everyone in my house put together.

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    47. Susan Smith

      I would love this vacuum. We have a dog that sheds to I’m always getting the vacuum cleaner out to get rid of the dog hair and it would be great it the vacuum cleaner vacuumed on it’s own.

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    48. Tiffany S

      This vacuum would be awesome to have because I hate vacuuming and there is always so much dog hair.

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    49. Courtney

      Oooo so many great hacks!!! I love cleaning with lemon!!!! Not only does it clean well, it smells so good

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    50. Meredith Brooks

      I would love to win this giveaway! I have 2 dogs and kiddos running around and I think this would help me spend less time sweeping and more time with them. Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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    51. Nora Simon

      I’ve always wanted to try one of these types of vacuums but am reluctant to invest until I know that they really do have a favorable cost/benefit ratio. ON the other hand, whether they do or dont work well, the pets would still be interested in the chase, lol

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    52. julie Redden

      I would love to win because I am looking for anything to help simplify my life and this looks like it would do a great job!

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    53. Darlene Carbajal

      It will be so much easier to clean if I have this. Never had anything like this before. Thanks for the chance!

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    54. Laura Yeates

      This vacuum is awesome! I get so tired of bending over, vacuuming the rugs behind my kids and pets. This would save time.. I bet my kids would check this off on things to do on our chore chart. Lol

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    55. Kristen Patton

      I NEED the Neato D7 because I have 2 dogs who shed like crazy. I can sweep every day and sill find a 3rd dog’s worth of hair.

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    56. Tami

      These are such great tips! I love using lemon to clean my microwave but I haven’t tried it for anything else. I definitely should, though. And that vacuum would be SUCH a lifesaver! Thanks for the great post and the giveaway. πŸ™‚

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    57. Robert Shook

      I have 2 cats and this would really help keep up with the hair that collects on the floor. Thanks for the chance!

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    58. Amy Deeter

      My sister has the Neato D7, and i have seen her use it quite a few times. i really would love one myself.looks like a great product to have

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    59. Kim Winkelman

      I never understood why people talked about vacuuming so much…then I had a kid and omg!!! My place is so dirty and now is the time when you want it the cleanest since you’re child is all over the floors! This is a must have!

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    60. Lesley F

      Between our three dogs and my grandchild, I am constantly sweeping floors. This would be so helpful on keeping them clean!

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    61. Mya Murphy

      I have severe epilepsy and this would be a godsend.. This is a beautiful vacuum and saves me from putting pressure on my head.

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    62. Amanda Whitley

      i would like to win because this would be a huge help right now so i can take it easier during my pregnancy. i have 3 kids and 4 cats to keep up with.

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    63. Megan Wilson

      I have a 4 year old with special needs and 7 month old sons, and the Neato D7 would be an Amazing help in keeping the floors clean! Thank you so much for the chance to win and discount code! As for cleaning tips I agree on tidying up at night, also during naps and quiet time. 😊

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    64. Laurie Nykaza

      With 2 kids, 2 dogs and 3 cats the house can be so messy and I could use the help keeping it clean. I have issues with back pain so this would really help anyone like me with a problem that makes it hard to do.

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    65. Jennifer Reed

      I need the Neato D7 to help me get my house clean and stay clean. I love that you can program it from your smartphone to clean different areas at different times.

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    66. Jenny Ham

      It would be wonderful to have some of the housework do itself. I would be thrilled to sit back and watch the D7 work for me.

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