Tag Archives: Germs

How to Wash Your Face

Unless you’re a beauty queen, you probably pay little to no attention to this simple task. Other than a quick splash with water and soap, few people really know how to wash their face. Before washing your face, it’s important to start by washing your hands. Hands come into contact with so much dirt and read more »

Why is Flossing so Important

We get the reminder every year from our Dentist to start flossing. Most of us do it for a week or two before forgetting. Does flossing actually help us prevent cavities? Absolutely! Flossing is important to remove plaque, which is the white build up between the teeth. Plaque contains over 400 different species of bacteria read more »

Clean Home 101: Understanding Mold and Mildew

Mold vs. Mildew: What’s the difference anyways? Learn a couple facts to keep you informed and ahead of mold this winter.

Clean Indoor Air is a Good Thing

Be afraid, be VERY afraid of the air circulating around your home.

Preschool Classrooms

According to recent studies across the US, completely sanitized classroom prohibit the strengthening of children’s immune systems. Using anti-bacterial and chemical-based cleansers to clean classroom causes more problems than solutions. Basically, young children need exposure to some germs to keep them healthier and stronger. Even with this information, many teachers and parents still gravitate towards read more »

Germ Sampling

Researchers say that children need to “germ sample” with other kids, from different places and environments, to build healthier natural antibodies. Having taught in a preschool with a classroom of 12 two year olds, I can say that I agree. For example, the first full year I worked at preschool, I caught every single viral read more »