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The Household Item You Need to Handle Messy Kids - The February Fox
You know those types of people who can’t seem to keep plants alive? *Sheepishly raises my hand* *Bets you did too* Well, just like my black thumb, I also have a really hard time keeping area rugs alive. With two cats, a messy toddler, and a husband who always forgets to take off his shoes indoors, our rugs get absolutely trashed. Let me tell you a “funny” story. (Funny is in quotes because it was my job to do damage control afterwards!) When we moved in March, I really wanted to lay out a rug we had in our apartment. It was on of those rugs that folds up super small — so small that you could probably fit two or three in the washing machine. Anyway, I unfolded it and instantly realized that my once beloved rug was stained with a variety of what I think was PlayDoh and baby food pouches. I stared for awhile and decided upon washing it. It was already ruined, so if I washed it that meant it would either stay ruined or look brand new. What could go wrong? Short answer: a lot. Everything washed just fine, but as soon as I pulled …