Last week, I sat in on a call with actress and comedian, Samantha Bee, best known for her role as correspondent on The Daily Show with John Stewart. She shared the findings from the Clorox study and her take on the 5-second rule. You can read about the Clorox study and Samantha Bee's parenting style in her e-journal entry at Simpleandsurprising.com. I'm fairly laid back, I think there is a difference between being tidy and having proper hygiene. I wipe down my counters and tables but the nastiest rooms in my house are the bathrooms that my boys use. I can't stand the nasty dirt rings around the sink and I especially can't stand the lack of aim that seems to be hereditary in this house. I keep the Clorox wipes in my bathroom and have begged and pleaded with my boys to use them. They don't. Each time I go into the main floor shared bathroom I feel like I'm entering into a war zone. Lord knows why there would be pee up the wall OPPOSITE the toilet. Really? Do they just hang out in there and think "hmmm let's see if I can perform a double loopedy-loop pee stream and hit the wall behind me". What? Your kids don't do that? Must be a sign of genius... or something. Anyway, let's just say that the 5-second rule is valid in every room of my house EXCEPT the bathroom.
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*This was a sponsored post. The opinions are mine based on my own experiences.