How to Teach Good Cleaning Habits

Being a parent means you do it all: the diaper changes, the feedings, the late nights and early mornings, the homework help, the chauffeuring, and for the majority of the time, the cleaning. Kids have a knack for making messes, and usually it’s up to the grown-ups to figure out how to tackle and prevent them. There comes a time, however, when we can get the little ones involved in the cleaning process as well. Read on for our tips on integrating healthy cleaning habits into kids’ lives, as well as age appropriate tasks that they can successfully accomplish. Let…

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Tackling Back to School Messes–The Easy Way!

We may still be enjoying the best of summer (pass the poolside popsicles please!) but kids everywhere are starting to head back to school. We all know that the stains and messes that occur throughout the school day are as inevitable as homework (sorry, kids…). Read on to learn how to tackle them with ease. Arts and Crafts We’ve all been there: a “forgotten” science project that’s due the next day leads to a last minute trip to the craft store and paint splatters on the new rug. Don’t worry, we have a few tricks up our sleeve for any…

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Beat the Heat: Summer Mess Solutions

In the summertime heat, we all try to find ways to make the most of the weather (and the kids’ time off from school). Whether you’re camping, hosting a barbeque or swimming, messes can happen. You don’t have to give up your favorite hot-weather past-times just to avoid a mess. Read on to explore the ways that you can have fun (and keep clean!) this summer. Camping We’ve made some of our favorite memories when camping with our families, but roughing it in the woods often requires an assortment of gear and planning (well, for mom at least). While your…

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Arm Yourself with Enzymes

Whether you’re bringing a newborn home from the hospital, chasing after a toddler or rushing to preschool drop off, there is one constant – kids make life messy! While many people look for safe, non-toxic cleaning products, we also recommend another necessary, yet less well-known element – enzymes! These tough workers are the key ingredient to breaking down and eliminating stains and odors. And what’s even better – they’re natural cleaning agents! Learn how you can put enzymes to work in your home: Q: How do enzymes work? A: Enzymes accelerate chemical reactions and the breakdown of organic materials, causing…

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Three Pinterest-Worthy Spring Cleaning Hacks

As the snow melts, winter’s effects on your home become more noticeable. Muddy shoes, holiday parties, and Christmas crafts can turn into ground-in stains and odors. When that happens use these hassle-free cleaning hacks to make your house shine again! Use Leftover Bags to Declutter Stains and dust bunnies will be invisible until the clutter has cleared. Use leftover shopping bags and gift boxes to help you declutter. One for “put this away,” a second for “throw this away,” and a third for “give this away.” Arm Your Arsenal with Enzymes Enzymes work without you, so choose a non-toxic, enzyme-based cleaner…

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Making Quick Clean-Up of Summer Messes Safe

Warm weather is making its way across the country and with it comes days spent at the beach, picnics in the park, sporting events, and memory-making family road trips. As kids and pets head outdoors for adventures, their return is often marked with dirty, sticky, smelly stains and odors. In the hustle and bustle most moms and dads reach for an all-purpose wipe to quickly clean up these messes. And why not? They’re fast, easy and portable. But is your favorite wipe safe? We often worry about our kids accidentally ingesting cleaning products, and all-purpose wipes aren’t an exception. You keep…

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