We know that we need to be mindful about being thorough with our disinfecting at home and that in public places cleaning regimes have been significantly upped to try to combat the virus, including things like fogging in schools and workplaces. What about our clothing? We wash our hands but what about the clothes we are wearing?
COVID-19 has rocked the world in many ways. How has it altered how you deal with the day-to-day? Are you a front-line worker who strips off the moment you walk through your door, so you can wash off the day and minimise the risk to your family? Perhaps since the restrictions have begun to lift you are someone who has developed a system for keeping things clean and minimising the risk of the virus in your home through cleaning and washing rituals?
Not the sexiest of subjects I know. A few years ago I would have been rolling my eyes reading something like this and thinking…who has the time to separate laundry these days? Just chuck it in, stick in one of those colour catcher sheets, shut the door and get on with real life. Right?
Laundry can consume a huge amount of time when you have a family. Firstly, there’s the normal laundry of each family member, then there’s bedding, towels, swimming kit, school uniforms, muddy things from busy weekends, more muddy things from any outdoor hobbies, sports kit and so on. It is basically a never-ending cycle. At least, it is in our house.
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The “Snow Bomb” that has landed on the UK is great for the children – but it can be a real pain for us adults to keep up with everything. While I still feel nostalgic for making snowmen and having snow fights with my friends, less exciting thoughts like keeping my brood fed and clothed […]
The laundry basket is basically my nemesis. I spend all week battling to control it. I empty it and feel this overwhelming sense of elation and then when I turn around it’s full again. I swear it has a life of it’s own, a personality. It has a good laugh at my expense, especially when […]
For busy families, the amount of washing that has to be done every week can be immense. For families like ours where everyone does lots of different activities and spends a lot of time outdoors this increases. As well as the normal day to day washing of clothes and weekly washing of towels and bedding, […]