We always clear drawers for longer stays, and often times for shorter ones but as you see on our profile this is contingent upon request of the guests beforehand.
We do live in our home, and truly find it a special place to be. I'm uncertain you're familiar with airbnb, and what makes it so special. This being that you are in fact staying in someones home. You are the experiencing the City in it's most authentic capacity, living like a local. The other part of the appeal is the fact that you are able to get an apt that accommodates many people for a very low cost. The price you paid to stay with us isn't even a fraction of the cost for a hotel in our area, so perhaps if next time you want to travel with eight people, two of them being children, you should stay at a 5 star hotel for upwards of $1,000 a night.
That being said, we appreciate your feedback and will take into consideration everything stated.