LYSOL – Not Just Cleaning, but Healthing

With seven kids, and having four of them in school, you can only begin to imagine the number of germs that enter my household any given day. And when one of us gets sick, I have to do everything in my power to make sure we *all* don’t get sick.

That’s why I’m so thankful for LYSOL. LYSOL not only helps me get rid of the germs that are in my home, but it helps me prevent new germs from coming in and attacking my family. LYSOL is the only brand of household cleaners I will use simply because it works the best at keeping my family healthy.

LYSOL Healthing

This Spring, I’m not just going to be “Spring Cleaning” my closets and dresser drawers, but instead, I’m going to be making better choices in every area of my family’s life… I want more than just a clean home. I want a healthy home.

I know that “Healthing” sounds like a made up word. At first, the grammar geek in me had *such* a hard time even saying the word. But as I learned more about what Healthing is, I have since come to love the word.

Healthing is the appendage of the LYSOL Mission for Health. It’s the drive behind their products that are focused on killing 99.9% of germs and creating solutions for the home to promote both excellent hygiene and disinfection. It goes beyond just cleaning. It looks holistically at home a healthy home can help keep families thriving.

Both cleaning and disinfecting are vital components to the Healthing process. Of course having a clean and organized house is important, but killing germs on surfaces that are touched often can help stop the spreading of bacteria and viruses among family members.

In order to promote their Healthing campaign, LYSOL has connected with 65,000 schools to promote healthy habits and good hygiene. (I SO wish they would come to my kids’ schools. I am constantly fighting teachers and staff over something as simple as handwashing.)

They have also provided educational programs that will reach 50% of new moms with information related to caring for their newborns and keeping them healthy.

LYSOL also works with organizations like the National PTA, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, the Global Hygiene Council and many others to share the ideas that Healthing illustrates.

Giuliana Rancic and LYSOL have also partnered together to visit YMCAs across the country to demonstrate Healthing in action. The provide attendees with hands-on education about their products as well as the steps required to practice better hygiene habits in their homes. They make all of this fun and easy to understand for kids. They also provide information and products to the YMCAs, and they also donate a one-year membership to a local family.

You can get involved in LYSOL’s Healthing Initiative today! Learn more by visiting LYSOL around the web:

I’m all on board for Healthing in my home! Are you with me?


Disclaimer: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for LYSOL®. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating.

Back to School with Lysol {Review & Giveaway}

This giveaway will end Saturday, August 27th @ 12:01 AM EST.

My kids go back to school today. Yes, really. {I still can’t figure out why schools down here start so dog-gone early!}

With 3 kids in school, that means I’ve got 3 kids bringing home lots and lots of germs.

Thank heavens for Lysol!no touch soap system

I recently received the Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap System and a container of Lysol Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes to review. I’ve got to say – I am super impressed with both products.

I decided to put the No-Touch Hand Soap System in the kids’ bathroom. Best.Idea.Ever. I never have to remind the kids to wash their hands now. They think it is just the neatest thing that the soap “magically” appears when they put their hand under it. They can’t wait to wash their hands, and I don’t have to worry about germs all over the soap pump any more. It’s fantastic! The soap kills 99.9% of bacteria when it’s used properly, and it’s great for the kitchen or the bathroom. (I am totally picking up another starter kit for the kitchen!)

Another thing I love about the No-Touch Hand Soap System is that the starter kit comes with everything you need – including batteries! And, the refills come in 4great scents:

  • Refreshing Grapefruit Essence
  • Soothing Cucumber Splash
  • Aloe Vera & Vitamin E with Moisturizers
  • Antibacterial Total Care

Here are some helpful links regarding the Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap System:

  • Handwashing Tips – Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs. Every time you touch a contaminated surface, you can transfer germs to and from your hands — but proper and thorough hand washing removes most germs from your hands.
  • Handwashing Poster – Make handwashing fun by downloading a handwashing poster to read together and hang by your bathroom sink.
  • Back-To-School Basics: Traditionally, classrooms are breeding ground for germs. Every desktop, pencil sharpener, doorknob and faucet that an infected child touches becomes colonized with germs

lysol wipesNext, I tried the Lysol Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes. These handy little wipes are great to use all over the house! I keep them under the kitchen sink, but I’ve found myself using them in almost every room of the house. They’re perfect for cleaning off the kitchen table after meals. And if the kids have been particularly messy, the scrubbing side is perfect for getting the mess up without falling apart. I’ve also used them in the bathrooms – shower doors, the tub, the sink, even for scrubbing toothpaste off the countertops {and floor, and door, and mirror}. In the bedroom, I’ve used them to wipe out the windowsills and clean off the tops of furniture. It’s amazing how much you can do with one kind of wipe!

You can get the Disinfecting Wipes in Citrus or Crisp Linen scents. {I love how fresh the Citrus scent smells!} And, again, they kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, including cold and flu viruses and Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza A when used properly.

Here are some helpful links about the Lysol Disinfecting Wipes:

  • Establish Before- and After-School Hygiene Habits – As your child adapts to the school-day routine, you can help make hygiene a regular part of the day with some basic actions both before and after school.
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting – Lysol is the expert in killing germs at home. Find everything you need to know about common germs, how they are spread, and how you can help control them.
  • Kitchen Cleaning Tips – Learn how germs spread in the kitchen and how to help protect your family from foodborne illness with simple cleaning and disinfecting tips.
  • Bathroom Cleaning Tips – Reduce the spread of germs and help prevent the growth of mold and mildew in your bathroom with simple cleaning techniques.

Just thinking about all the ways Lysol can help around my house this school year makes me giddy inside! As your kids prepare to go back to school, prepare your home now, and start with Lysol products!

Before I get to the giveaway portion of this post, here are some things you need to know about Lysol:

  • You can learn all about Lysol and the Mission for Health by visiting the Lysol website.
  • Head to the Lysol Facebook Page and enter the Lysol® No-Touch® Stainless Kitchen Sweepstakes. You could win the Grand Prize of Whirlpool® Stainless Steel Kitchen appliances or one of the weekly prizes of a No-Touch Hand Soap System.

Now, for the giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap System and a container of Lysol Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes of their very own! To enter, just use the rafflecopter gadget below!


Disclaimer: I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by Mom Select on behalf of Lysol. I received the products mentioned above in order to facilitate my honest review. I was not compensated for this post in any other way. Sponsor will fulfill the prize as stated above.