As parents, the longer we’re at home without schools, daycares or babysitters, the more creative we get. From discovering a tucked-away, hidden space for a quiet home office, to building a durable yet exciting couch fort, to a new ninja obstacle course in the yard: moms and dads will do anything to keep the kids entertained, active and safe.
But being a full-time stay-at-home-with-the-kids-all-day-long parent takes a lot of work, and is often at the expense of a clean, fresh smelling home. In fact, 2 in 3 Canadians say that there are odours in their homes that they want to get rid of.
With that in mind, here are some simple, yet safe tips and hacks to help busy, mindful parents keep their family home smelling, feeling and looking its best.
Does this bring joy?
Start organizing and sorting through your stuff. A simplified home means less time spent on daily organizing, dusting and cleaning. Box-up unused toys and hand-me-downs and tuck them away until it’s safe to recycle them once again. With fewer things, your spaces will be transformed and odours will have less to cling to. Once you’re done your sort, spray your favourite Febreze Air Effects: it can actually remove any lingering odours in a way that is safe for your family, your pets and your environment.
Take a deep breath
Diaper pails, compost bins, pet beds and area rugs can all harbor different smells and stinks that prevent your family from using certain rooms in your home. And while we are all living, working and playing in closer quarters – every little bit of space is precious. Keep Febreze Air Effects on hand for a safe and effective way to trap odours and lock them away. Because it uses a 100% natural propellant, you can feel good about sprucing up your space without worry that you’re spraying harmful ingredients into the air that you and your kids breathe. When odours are gone, it’s easy to make your rooms double-duty-friendly: create a fun craft corner in the kitchen, or a big kid book nook in the nursery. Use your space wisely.
Mix things up
Kids love surprises. Easy flips can help keep their day fresh, while still keeping a routine. Try having breakfast for dinner or a bedroom floor picnic for lunch. Fun little ideas go a long way these days. While you’re encouraging your family to have fun with food, easily eliminate any worries about odours that your fun activities may leave behind. Febreze Air Effects uses ingredients derived from nature, such as corn and sweet potato, that safely trap odours and lock them away. It’s safe to use in any room of your house, so you can focus on shaking-up your routine for you and the kids.
Febreze Air Effects has been tested by over 100 scientists and experts so you can feel relaxed about giving your home a fresh boost, safely. Febreze is also a partner of Smart Label – giving you easy access to all ingredients, which means you can feel good about knowing what goes into the products you love.
So, while you’re at home, keep it fresh. And breathe easy.