SC Johnson In My Family

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Whether they're sweet, sentimental or laugh-out-loud funny, family stories celebrate the people we love and the moments we've shared.

We have three topics open right now: Funny Family-isms, Great Advice and Secret Recipes. We hope you'll read through the stories others have submitted or share a story of your own. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Truly a Family Company


In the news these days is the "Johnson" name. A few years ago I had the privilege to meet some of the true Johnson Family. The building I worked in for the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale was the 'SC Johnson Building'. My mother worked there too. We are...

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Try to love each other every day and say it

Jerry from Michigan

We have been happly married for almost 60 years, we have 5 sons and 11 grand children. We will have 4 sons (one in Texas could not make it) and their wives, 22 people in all at Christmas. Each son is in a different business, flowers, chemicals,...

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Giving with Love

Ruth - Jake's mom

Jake was diagnosed with a brain tumor just one day after his 6th birthday. After major surgery Jake had to learn to walk and talk all over again. After losing his hair to radiation and chemo, Jake told me that he wanted to start a hat drive for...

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Marco Polo

Jill from Pennsylvania

Our family adopted the phrase "Marco Polo" from the swimming pool game played by children. While it's used in the game to figure out where someone is in the pool to go after them, we use it when we are out in public and lose track of where someone...

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Grandma's Favorite Saying

Donn, an SCJ Employee

One of my grandmother's favorite sayings was "If if's and but's were candy and nuts, we'd all have a Merry Christmas." It still makes perfect sense to me and my children will repeat it as soon as they hear me say "if" when they are complaining...

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my crazy dad

Haleigh Racine

When i was a little kid my dad always used to sing to me. He would sing any song that popped into his head. We always used to sing the Beach Boys together! He still sings all the time and i call him my crazy dad. Every time i hear a Beach Boys song...

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United in Adventure

Miko from Jakarta

In April, an “employee family” from SC Johnson Indonesia Home Hygiene Products climbed the mountain of Gede – Pangrango. Together, we reached the top of the mountain – 2850 meters! Working together with integrity and leadership, we can achieve...

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Words of my daughter

Dave From Racine

When my daughter was growing up and started to speak she would pick up on words and when she tried to use them they would sometimes be just a bit off such as, growing up in the world of fast food, chicken nuggets to be exact, the first time she had...

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