What Makes You Feel Accomplished?

Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about OxiClean™ all opinions are my own.

OxiClean HDWhen you talk about accomplishments, you’ll quickly learn that people view what qualifies as an accomplishment differently.  Some people equate accomplishment with professional success, some equate accomplishment with their personal lives and some have a healthy mix of both.  I like to think of myself as the latter.  I don’t have a fancy job, I never finished college, but I feel quite accomplished in my life.

When I talk about my accomplishments, my kids will always be my biggest.  Birthing them wasn’t my accomplishment, but raising them is.  Every time I teach one of them something new or watch one of them have an “ah -ha” moment, that’s my accomplishment.  My daughter has a thirst for knowledge beyond what she’s supplied (example – we have to take notes when we visit museums or zoos so that she can remember what she wants to research when we get home).

Kids at Detroit ZooPhotography is another thing that gives me a great sense of accomplishment.  I’m not trying to capture photos for anyone other than myself, but when I catch something amazing – be it with my DSLR or with my iPhone – I feel like I’ve done something special.  Nature is my favorite thing to photograph.  It’s always changing, always evolving and capturing a photo is capturing a second in time.

Nature PhotographyKeeping up with daily life at home is a major accomplishment for me as well.  Working 5 days a week, with an hour commute each way, and managing to keep my family fed and in clean clothes is a big deal to me.  Laundry isn’t something most people would classify as rewarding, but for me, it’s an accomplishment to see my kids wearing something that two weeks earlier may have looked like it was on it’s last leg.  Sending my kids out in white clothes that are actually white and clothes don’t don’t look worn out or dingy means a big deal to me.  With summer on the horizon, my kids will be sending more time outside and that means more dirt and more stains for my laundry detergent to battle.

That’s why I gave OxiClean™ HD™ Laundry Detergent a try.  OxiClean™ is about being powerful, yet safe, and that balance is important to ensure that not only will you get the stain fighting power you need, but that it won’t damage your family’s clothes in the process.  I was very impressed with how much power is in one cap full.  I admit that I was worried about my favorite bright pink shirt (it had a run in with a burrito), but OxiClean™ HD™ Laundry Detergent powered through with no problems.  All of our clothes came out of the wash looking great, no lingering stains or residue, and the fresh scent was wonderful.   My shirt is safe and sound and my closet smells amazing!

OxiClean HD WhitesDoes laundry leave you feeling accomplished too?  Now that I’ve shared a few of the things that make me feel accomplished, what makes YOU feel accomplished in your daily life?  Is it your job, your kids, a hobby?  Share with us on Facebook or here in the comments.

 

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4 Responses to What Makes You Feel Accomplished?

  1. Jessica H. says:

    I love this post! I only really feel accomplished about laundry when I manage to take it out of the dryer and fold it within the same day. Ha!

  2. Phyrra says:

    I’m always happy when I get the laundry done! Oxyclean does a great job of getting out stains.

  3. Doria says:

    My kids are definitely my greatest accomplishments so far and I hope I can say the same forever <3 Getting laundry FOLDED comes in a close second though! I swear, it's 100x easier to do it than fold it in my house hahaha

  4. One of the other baseball moms told me to get this! The boys tournament uniforms this year are ALL WHITE. =| but she says this stuff works well for it!!!!

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