If you’re a lazy laundress like I am, you throw your worst toddler stains in the washer and pray for a miracle. It works about 20% of the time. Those are some pretty sucky odds.
I need my toddler’s clothes to go the distance. In fact, I want his clothes in good enough shape to pass on to a grateful mommy friend.
Nothing on earth pains me more than a splurge at Gap Kids only to be ruined by a marker stain on the first wear, grrr!
Let’s tackle your worst toddler laundry stains to keep your kids looking fresh (if only for a moment).
Laundry Tips You Want to Know:
- Sorting sucks, but do it anyway. Read your garment care instructions (if your toddler let you keep the tag) and sort by washing method and color.
- Don’t wash really dirty stuff with only slightly dirty stuff. All that does is spread around the dirt (don’t get me started on the irony).
- Wash the big, bulky stuff (towels, sheets, etc.) separate from the little stuff (socks, underwear, shoelaces).
- Never, under any circumstance dry a garment that still has a stain you’re trying to remove. If the stain didn’t come out on your first try, try to remove it again. Like a diamond, a dried stain is forever.
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