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When you have kids, you’ll find yourself celebrating everything. First “A” on a test, first soccer game win, last day of school and in our case today, successfully completing swim lessons. I actually forgot Wednesday was my daughter’s last lesson and so, our summer party play date turned into an ice cream party celebration.

Might not sound like a big deal but for my 6 year old daughter (who should have started swimming lessons a few years ago) but didn’t because she was deathly afraid of the water, this was a pretty big deal and we are very proud of her. She, initially, of course did not want to take lessons. But this was the summer. This was do or die. It had to be this summer. If we waited longer, it would have been harder for her to get into the water.

So, we signed her up with the Swim Nazi.

I’m not joking at all. She obviously does not go by “The Swim Nazi” but this is what people fondly call her. She’s tough but she successfully teaches kids how to swim and to know what to do if ever in a bad situation in the pool or at a beach.

There were tears. Tears for probably the first 2-3 lessons. And then it was suddenly, “Mom! I like swimming!” and then the next day, tears again because of the diving board. At any rate, my daughter finished her session and – although she still has a lot to learn- she has conquered her fear of the water.

And that’s reason to celebrate!

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So, we had some friends over and brought out the ice cream and every topping/sprinkle you can think of. And nuts. And, my bathroom was ready to go! No one left without saying something about my Kleenex Hand Towels.

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We let the kids decorate their own sundaes so messy hands were everywhere. I wouldn’t have had it any other way. . because, when it comes to an ice cream sundae, you gotta make it your own. Tastes better that way.

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So, not every hand towel made it into the trash can. Little kids miss sometimes. But there were absolutely no yucky, wet towels and every single person walked out of my bathroom with clean hands. Works for me.

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So, at your next summer party or whenever you are entertaining, keep these in mind and give them a try! Here’s more information if you are interested:

  1. Kleenex Hand Towels is an innovative solution that delivers one clean, fresh, dry towel every time someone washes and dries their hands in the home bathroom. Single-use bathroom towels help reduce the spread of germs as compared to re-usable towels, providing consumers with a product that gives them a hygienic solution.
  2. In the U.S. alone, people dry their hands on cloth bathroom towels approximately 200 billion times per year. Just because a towel looks clean doesn’t mean it is. Even after they’re washed, hands are only as clean as the towel used to dry them. Kleenex has found an ideal way to dry hands at home by delivering a clean, fresh towel each time for proper hand hygiene.
  3. In home bathrooms with heavy foot traffic, shared cloth towels are often damp and germy due to overuse. Take control of your towel situation by visiting, and join the 14 million people who have already joined the Clean Hands Campaign by using Kleenex Hand Towels.
  4. Kleenex Hand Towels can be found in the paper towel aisle at grocery and mass retailers nationwide at a suggested retail price of $2.99 per box (60-count).

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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