I have to admit, I never paid much attention to how much work my Mother put forth when it came to laundry. I, simply, threw my dirty clothes in the designated dirty clothes basket (sometimes didn’t even do that) and expected them to magically wash themselves, fold themselves, and sometimes hang themselves. In hindsight, my Mom worked really hard to have clean laundry for all six of us.
Now, I’m a Mom of three children all under the age of 8-years-old and I grow frustrated. My son uses his shoulder sleeve to wipe his mouth . My toddler spills spaghetti all over his lap and thinks mud pies are the coooolest. My daughter “gets creative” with her crayons and markers and my husband.. well.. let’s just say he sometimes misses his mouth. Although I struggle to keep my family’s laundry clean, there is one big difference between how I do it now and how my Mother did it then….. Technology.
Clothing and stains have evolved over the years and that means that stain-fighting technology has had to evolve as well. Wisk was the first liquid laundry detergent to market in 1956 and has been cleaning America’s laundry for the past 50 years. Now, they’ve upgraded their formula, but not their price, to tackle stains and is introducing their new, enhanced Stain Spectrum™ Technology which brings science to stain-fighting, helping you tackle a full range of stains ranging from oils to proteins.
Over the next few months, I’m working on The Wisk Project, thanks to the One2One Network. I’ll be bringing you all kinds of fun facts, laundry tips, and my, personal, struggles with laundry all right here. To start, let’s take a walk down Memory Lane.
Looking back at my childhood, one thing sticks out to me about my Mother and the laundry in our home: Space. My Mom had very little laundry room space to work with. She didn’t have a “Laundry Room” per se and she definitely didn’t have shelving to keep her detergents, stain sticks, and dryer sheets. She also didn’t have the Top of the Line washer and dryer, but when you look at it, what was “Top of the Line”?
To get tough stains out she did a lot of soaking, a lot of scrubbing, and did it with the space only a 4-yr-old could fit it. Let’s face it, our Grandmothers and Mothers had to work three times as hard to keep the laundry clean then we do today.
So, I ask all of you this: When was the last time YOU used a toothbrush when you packed your husband for a business trip in your heels and perfectly ironed dress?
Fast forward to today. I’m a Mom. Wait. Scratch that. I’m a busy Mom Blogger who juggles three children and conference calls on Skype. I sift through emails on my Palm while my daughter’s in her Cheerleading class. I play a game of hangman with my 6-yr-old on my iTouch while we wait for our food at restaurants. My vacuum is a engineering marvel and my cell can email, call, text, check in, tweet, update, organize, play music, play videos, and practically cook for me.
Do you a recurring theme here? Looking at my life as a Mom there is one big factor that changes the way I do things compared to my Mother: Technology. Our life glides so easily thanks to phone apps, High Efficiency washers, internet involved televisions, and fancy dancy vacuums. Here’s some news for you, even our Laundry Detergent is using the latest technology.
Wisk is bringing science to stain fighting with an upgraded formula featuring Stain Spectrum™ Technology. Wisk’s enzymes and cleaning agents target the full range of stains on a molecular level for a powerful clean. This new powerful stain fighting formula is set to tackle even the most stubborn of stains such as: Chocolate, Blood, Grass, Coffee, and Ink.
In today’s world, technology is ever advancing. Let me ask you guys a question: Do you think today’s technology can change the amount of time you spend doing laundry?
It’s crazy to see how far technology has come to create a convenience in Motherhood. I’ll be diving more into how Wisk is coming along for the ride for the next few months. Please follow along with me on The Wisk Project and let me in on all your laundry tips, struggles, and horror stories.
Wisk is available, just recently, in August at major retailers nationwide, such as Walmart, Target and Kroger for the suggested retail price of $5.99 for a 50 fl oz. bottle. Visit www.wisk.com to learn more about their Stain Spectrum Technology and download a $1.00 off coupon on your next purchase.
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