My son is almost 3 and I finally figured out the secret to keeping a house presentable at all times:
1. Keep baskets nearby to throw toys in.
2. Do deep cleaning and scrubbing when he's bed at night.
3. Once every month or every two months, take two days off to do house maintenance stuff (paint, landscape, etc).
4. Before bed, we play the clean up game. We sing songs as we put away our toys and clean our room before bed.
5. I vacuum daily too keep the clean...