Lysol Maxi Moms Event

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

     Cleanliness is very important to us. Keeping everything clean keeps us away from bacteria and viruses that will make us sick. We all want clean homes and surroundings that's why we resort to trusted cleaning and disinfecting products that will give us maximum protection from the harmful elements in the environment. It's sick to be sick, period.

     I was invited by Lysol Philippines in Lysol Maxi Moms event last September 1, 2016 at La Creperie Salcedo together with other mommy bloggers in an afternoon of bonding, learning and sharing important things on cleanliness. I'm excited to share with you the highlights of the event below, so without further ado here's a summary of our discussion during the Lysol Maxi Moms event :)
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Mommy bloggers together with 100% Whole Mom Marilen, Cheska, and Rica plus Lysol Philippines Team
     The speakers of the event are the founders of 100% Whole Mom community- Marilen, Rica and Cheska. Three mommies who work collaboratively on a project that focuses on “The Home, The Beauty, and The Heart” of a Mother.
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Marilen Faustino-Montenegro, Cheska Garcia-Kramer, and Rica Peralejo-Bo
So what is 100% Whole Mom

     A passion project inspiring moms to make happy homes, embrace her beauty, and nurture her heart. They conduct a workshop series that ascertains self-care for moms, filled with practical advice; beauty basics; writing exercises guided by reflective questions; connecting and sharing stories with other moms; yummy food and exciting prizes! 
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photo taken from @wholemomPH Facebook page
     Marilen of was the first speaker and she discussed to us how to organize the living room. She shared to us three easy steps on how to organize the things in this room. Her ideas will make a small living room look so neat and tidy.
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Marilen sharing her tips here
1. How to use trays to organize your living room

  • Organize little objects live TV remote controls, small d├ęcor and other living room essentials 
  • Tell a visual story. 
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2. Use baskets

  • Invest in decorative baskets for your living room to hide messy things like toys 
  • Organize with baskets and keep essentials like living room blankets. 
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3. Clean and organize immediately

  • Clean as you go. 
  • Put things away as soon as you are done using them, 
  • Teach family members to be tidy. 
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     Cheska Garcia-Kramer, another Lysol Maxi Mom shared her secrets on how to acquire the habit of cleanliness. She demonstrated to us how to keep the entire house clean with Lysol. Her tips are the actual things she does in her own home. According to Cheska:
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Cheska Garcia- Kramer
When you see a clean organized home almost always you can picture the type of individuals who lives in that home. You can imagine that their thoughts too are well put together. Nothing is more enjoyable than coming home to a clean organized home that exudes peace and tranquility. Happiness is Cleanliness -- a happy home is a clean home
     “Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.” – Benjamin Disraeli 

     CLEANLINESS is an acquired habit. I agree to this because my father is a clean freak. When I was still young, he instilled in us the importance of cleanliness at home. I can still remember him writing our cleaning schedules and tasks in a small cartolina and hang it at the door entrance, kitchen counter, and in select corners of our house.
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Cheska Garcia-Kramer on Cleanliness
     So how does one acquire the habit of cleanliness? Cheska defined the word habit first. Habit in simple definition is something that a person does in a regular repeated way. When you do this activity or action regularly, one develops or acquires what we call a habit. Then she revealed her 3-step process in forming a habit.
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Cheska demonstrating how she organize her cleaning materials in a pail
Form Habits by the 3–Step Process: 

Step 1: Set a Reminder

     Ex. Place reminders behind sink/lavatory cabinet doors in every toilets & bathrooms of the house with cleaning instructions.

Step 2: Start with something easy to start

     Ex. For an easy start, provide cleaning materials needed for cleaning and disinfecting the T/B under the sink & lavatory cabinets.

Step 3: Reward yourself or family member/s

     Ex. Commend family members for keeping up with the good habit.
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A. Begin by organizing your cleaning materials

  • Organize your cleaning materials in a pail 
  • Place each pail in their designated T/B, maybe under the sink 
  • Post a reminder on an inconspicuous spot in the T/B to clean the room everyday 

B. Organize the content of your pail

  • Medium-sized pail or bucket to contain disinfectants 
  • Disinfectant spray for the lavatory and mirror 
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner 
  • Rag, Utility Sponge, Tile Brush 
  • Mop 

C. Keep a task chart to keep an eye on daily accomplishments

  • Check DAILY if the task is accomplished diligently 

D. Post reminder posters sanitizing the kitchen every after daily use

  • It is good practice that we keep a mop in a pail of water filled with disinfectant in a safe corner of the kitchen 

E. Keeping the living room clean

  • Mopping the whole house 3 x a day should be a habit that every household should acquire because nothing can compensate with a compromised health
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     Last but not the least, Rica Peralejo-Bo enlightened us on how to have a CLEAN heart. Her topic is still on cleaning but focuses with the matters of the heart. Her talk was inspirational and her sharing bible verses gave me some realizations in life. “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” (Proverbs 4:24) 
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Rica Peralejo-Bo
A. What we put in our hearts

     “The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” (Luke 6:45, ESV Bible)
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Rica Peralejo-Bo
B. What we release from our hearts

1. Encouragement

     The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed; those who help others are helped. (Proverbs 11:25, The Message Bible) "When you open doors for others, God will open doors for you." (Lisa Bevere)

2. Confessions

     Make this your common practice: Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you can live together whole and healed. (James 5:15, The Message Bible)

3. Forgiveness

     “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” (C.Joybell.C)

4. Apology

     “Never forget the nine most important words of any family: I love you; You are beautiful; Please forgive me.” (H.Jackson Brown Jr.)

C. What we keep in our hearts

  • Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense. (Proverbs 19:11, ESV Bible) 
  • “Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.” (Jonathan Kozol) 
  • “But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” (Luke 2:19)
     During the event, Lysol Philippines also introduced to the us the newest product that will take disinfecting and cleaning to a whole new level with the help of Lysol Max Cover Mist. This product is the newest addition the Lysol Disinfectant products.
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Lysol Max Cover Mist

     Bacteria are hanging out on your homes big soft surfaces. Kill 99.9% of them with the New Lysol Max Cover Disinfectant Mist. Its unique cap with 2X Wider coverage** completely and evenly covers large areas without over wetting, making it ideal for Soft Surfaces like your mattress, sofa, pet beds etc. With Mal-odour counteracting technology, it neutralizes odors to leave behind a surprisingly light, fresh scent.
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Lysol Max Cover Mist in Garden After the Rain and Lavender Fields Scent

  • Kills 99.9% of bacteria on soft surfaces*
  • Kills 99.9% of fungi, viruses, and bacteria on hard surfaces*
  • Kills cold & flu viruses on hard surfaces*
  • Prevents mold and mildew from growing for up to a week *
  • Eliminates odors at the source
  • 2x Wider coverage** on big soft surfaces without over wetting
  • Comes in two scents- Garden After the Rain and Lavender Fields Scent
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Rica trying out the Lysol Max Cover Mist
     I learned so many things that afternoon and enjoyed the talks from 100% Whole Moms Marilen, Cheska, and Rica. Thank you so much for sharing your tips and for inspiring us to be the best mom to our family. 
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100% Whole Moms Cheska Garcia-Kramer, Rica Peralejo-Bo, Marilen Faustino-Montenegro, and Assistant Brand Manager for Lysol Philippines Patrick Allen Santos 
     Congratulations Lysol Philippines and thank you for bringing Lysol Max Cover Mist here in our country, the first country in Asia to have this product variant.

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  1. Thanks again for joining us, Ms. Kath! :)

    1. Hi Mimai,

      Thank you also for having me :) I had a blast!


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