For our grandmothers, Spring was the season for cleaning because the weather had warmed up and the coal-fired furnace wasn’t needed 24/7. As a result, the dirty soot it created would start to subside in the springtime. It was better for the mothers of yesteryear to wait until then before they started cleaning.
I’m not sure what my excuse is.
This article, which offers a basic tutorial to spring cleaning, gives parents vital tools and techniques for decluttering, organizing, and cleaning basics. At just under 900 words, it’s the perfect complement to Spring issues, but the lede can be reworked to fit any season.