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Laundry Tips

Laundry TipsAs a Mom of a 3 1/2 year old girl and a newborn boy, it is an understatement to say that I do a lot of laundry. On average, there is one load done per day in our house.

I have become a laundry expert as far as I am concerned.

Do you constantly have laundry piled up in your house?  Do you have a hard time staying on top of your laundry?  Do you forget about stains and wash the items without pre-treating them?

Here are some tips in order to make laundry easier:

  • Use mesh lingerie bags to hold small items such as breast pads, infant socks, toys etc.
  • Put clothes pegs on stains prior to putting clothing into the laundry baskets so that you remember which items need attention
  • For really tough stains, soak them immediately in a bin with warm water and some regular laundry detergent, pre-treating the stain if necessary
  • You can also keep a spray bottle beside your laundry baskets in order to pre-treat stains immediately
  • Have different colored laundry baskets in order to help children sort their clothing into whites, darks etc. Or try a Triple Sorter Laundry basket!
  • To keep on top of your laundry situation, always fold a basket of laundry prior to bringing a new load to the wash
  • Put up hooks inside your closets to have a place to put half dirty laundry instead of throwing clothing in the laundry that isn’t soiled or dirty
  • hang a tree of cloth pegs from the curtain rod in your bathtub and clip damp/wet/soiled clothing to dry prior to placing them in a basket
  • Here are some Earth-friendly ways to do laundry as well.

    I hope that these tips help you keep your laundry situation organized and more under control!
    I’d love to hear some more tips in your comments.

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