As a parent of a preschooler, you're texting, talking on your cell, cooking, house cleaning - making the most of every moment of the day. Life is hectic with kids under age 5 and daily schedules are full.
Yet, as all parents know, these little ones are constantly growing and changing. You might not give that open cleaning product bottle or container a second thought because yesterday, your little girl was just learning to crawl.
Today she's taking steps -- and it only takes a single distracted second for an accident to happen now that she's mobile and naturally curious about everything.
Whether you have an infant, toddler, or preschooler at home, it's important to remember to keep all cleaning products up and away from curious fingers, regardless of your little one's age. It's a good safety habit to get into.
These cleaning tips from the American Cleaning Institute can help keep kids safe:
Kids under age 5 grow and change quickly - and so do opportunities for #MessyMoments.
In addition to keeping kids safe while cleaning, it's also important to understand how cleaning priorities and practices should change as kids go from crawling, to toddling, to running.
Check out and share the priority surfaces and tips below from the the American Cleaning Institute with the parents and grandparents in your life: