TIPS FOR PARENTS: ALLERGENS & YOUR HOME
Living with kids who have allergies is no easy task. But by taking a few simple steps, you can get your kids’ symptoms under control. Here’s how to reduce allergens in your home.
MOM: Every spring an unwanted guest tries to get into the house.
DAD: Your brother, Phil?
MOM: …. Pollen. And with 2 kids allergic to it, I do my best to keep it outside.
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MOM: I close all windows and turn on the AC. To help keep pollen out of your eyes and hair…
MOM: … wear sunglasses and a baseball cap.
MOM: And after you’ve been working in the yard, change out of your clothes and immediately wash them to keep pollen from coming inside.
MOM: When you have kids with allergies you’re in a war with dust mites.
OLIVIA: They make me sneeze.
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MOM VO: So to get rid of them, I wash my kid’s sheets once a week in hot water.
MOM: I cover mattresses, box springs and pillows in allergy-proof, zip up covers.
MOM: And I vacuum carpets, rugs and furniture weekly.
TOM: I’m a dust mite!
OLIVIA: Tell me we’re not related.
MOM: For months, my son Tom, begged us to get a dog.
QUICK CUTS OF TOM BEGGING HIS PARENTS FOR A DOG.
WE SEE TOM WAKE HIS MOM.
TOM: Can I have a dog?
WE SEE TOM AND MOM AT THE WASHING MACHINE.
TOM: Can I have a dog?
WE SEE TOM, MOM AND DAD IN THE CAR.
TOM VO: Can I have a dog?
CUT BACK TO MOM AT WINDOW.
MOM: So we got him a dog. But then we realized Tom was allergic. So I had to become an expert in pet allergies.
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TIPS FROM MOM
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MOM: To keep pet hair and dander out of the house, Marcel always has a bath outside.
MOM VO: I vacuum daily.
MOM VO: And I wash his bed and toys weekly.
MOM VO: Marcel’s made Tom so happy.
MOM: When your kids have allergies, you don’t mess with mold. So, to keep it from growing, here are a few tips I’ve learned.
SUPER: FLONASE ALLERGY RELIEF PRESENTS TIPS FROM MOM: MOLD ALLERGIES
MOM: Mold loves moisture, so fix leaky sinks as soon as possible.
MOM: Rain gutters should extend away from the foundation.
MOM: Empty refrigerator drip pans often.
MOM: And run a de-humidifier in humid places, like the basement or garage.