(And in this season of life, she's the only reason my kitchen baseboards get scrubbed.)
I'm not alone. In Home-Ec 101's spring cleaning, Ivy confessed:
We should all be so blessed to have someone with a bucket in our lives.
There's nothing like having your mom standing on your front porch with a bucket to encourage you to get to work.
Molly Piper wrote an excellent series about how to help a grieving friend. In it, she shares how cleaning someone's house can be next to godliness.
This humble service is one we can accomplish on any budget.
If you don't have someone standing by with bags and bucket, visit Simple Mom's Spring Cleaning Party. She'll be cheering us through the dirty work, one day at a time.