My First Aid Kit helps Prevent MRSA Infections. Does Yours?

August 17, 2012

A few days ago I wrote about how my 3 1/2 year old just started riding his big-boy bike with out ever using training wheels, and how fast he’s getting bumped and bruised.

riding a bike

It got me thinking about how I really need to get my act together here and get myself organized and ready for injuries.


I would describe my medicine pantry (aka top-shelf-of-the-linen-closet) as “non-organized chaos.” I’ve got everything I need up there – but…. Organized, it is not.

first aid in the cabinet

So when catastrophe strikes, I go to the cabinet and find what I’m looking for. But usually I have to rummage around for a few minutes to find the things I need.

And even then – I forget to grab something most of the time.

Often times don’t even *Think* about applying any ointments until I get the wound half bandaged. And even then, finding the ointment is impossible.  We often-times would just finish bandaging and tell ourselves, ‘We’ll find it later…’ only to then forget.

What does this have to do with MRSA?

I’ve been pondering this MRSA stuff, and realizing that using SAFESKIN* Kids Antibacterial Gel when caring for a wound when it happens can help protect my children from dangerous staph infections like MRSA.  It just got me thinking about *how* I can get myself to remember to USE the cream each and every time I need to use a bandage for my boys.MRSA infographic

So – recently, with the amount of times that we’ve needed some antibacterial ointment, like SAFESKIN Kids Antibacterial Gel, I’ve been storing the gel – INSIDE – the band-aid box.

Safeskin Antibacterial Kit

I mean – they kind of go hand-in-hand.  Band-aids and Antibacterial Gel.

Also not too far away is my SAFESKIN Kids Wraps – because my 1 1/2 year old, Ethan *hates* band-aids – so we have to wrap them up.

Safeskin Kids Wrap on Toddler

SAFESKIN* Kids Antibacterial Gel is a must-have for any mom’s first aid kit. Unlike topical antibiotic ointments, SAFESKIN* Kids Antibacterial Gel provides a barrier to MRSA, an infection that spreads via skin-to-skin contact when playing sports like wrestling, football, baseball or rugby, or from hard surfaces in gyms and locker rooms.

To learn more about Safeskin and their goals to help protect your family, or to find valuable coupons to help you purchase their items – check them out on Facebook!

SAFESKIN* Kids Antibacterial Gel is available at select Walgreens locations with a suggested retail price of $4.95

So to help you make your First-Aid kit more up-to-date, and more convenient, I have teamed up with SAFESKIN to give away a $100 Walgreens Gift Card!!

Win It!!!

One Lucky reader will win a $100 Walmart Gift Card!!

How to Enter:

Mandatory Entry: Leave a relevant comment on this post.

Then: Fill out the rafflecopter form.

Be sure to come back each day for extra entries!!

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Rules: You do not have to be a blogger to enter/win. An email address is required to enter. The winner will be chosen randomly through Rafflecopter and contacted via email. A reply to the winning email is required within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen. One person entering per household please. US ONLY please.

This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on August 31st, 2012.

I received compensation from Kimberly-Clark Professional in the form of a gift card and product samples to participate in this campaign promoting the SAFESKIN* Kids Antibacterial Gel. In addition, Kimberly-Clark Professional provided the gift card I am using as the prize in my promotion.


  1. heidi crowley says:

    Ive never heard if safeskin, this stuff sounds perfect for all the scrapes and cuts my kids get. I hope I win it if not I will be purchasing it.

  2. We keep a fully stocked first aid kit in each vehicle, as well as one in the house.

  3. MRSA is sacry- glad there’s something to prevent it!

  4. Cynthia R says:

    i only started haring about SAFESKIN* through online blogs, I’m so glad to have this information and really need to start thinking more of safety precautions etc

  5. Mary Happymommy says:

    This sounds handy for kids returning to school.

  6. nataly carbonell says:

    My daughter got bitten by a mosquito the other day and she touched it and got it infected, I could have really use this 🙂


  7. Stephanie says:

    great for first aid kits

  8. I need to upgrade my first aid kit

  9. hubby could have used it when he cut his finger on the mower blade–wish i had this 🙂

  10. This would be great for my son who plays soccer

  11. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    This would be great to keep in our first aid kit!!

  12. We always have the ointment here – will have to pick up the gel – sounds like it is so much better – thank you for sharing 🙂

  13. Thomas Murphy says:

    I wish these were around when I was a kid. Makes infection prevention seem much easier.

  14. Jessie C. says:

    This would be very handy for DDs

  15. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    This would make me feel much better about my family playing sports.

  16. The wrap is a great idea for the kids that dont like bandages! Way to Go

  17. Tabathia B says:

    My daughter can use this after volleyball

  18. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I saw this on another site and shared with my daughter. Kids get cuts and scrapes so often so this product is great…helping ease our worries

  19. Vickie Couturier says:

    my grown son got mrsa an took a long time to get over it,,so we are very careful about cleaning of hands now

  20. Julie Ghrist says:

    I need to get some of this… my son is getting more and more adventurous and starting to get scrapes and MRSA is so scary… definitely something we want to protect against!

  21. this would be perfect for my kiddos. they are always falling and scraping their knees or legs!

  22. Jenny Sims says:

    I think the bright colors of SafeSkin will appeal to kids, and give it a shot of actually staying on to protect from infection!

  23. Alicia Ponce says:

    great product to have around with kids, carry in the car as well cuz owwies don’t wait tell they get home (:

  24. I have a 5 year old son who is always managing to hurt himself. This is a neat idea for a product, and would come in use in our household.

  25. The SAFESKIN* Kids Antibacterial Gel is a great idea! I would have love to have this when I cut myself chopping up some veggies. MRSA scares me. Love this product. Thanks!

  26. Sonya Morris says:

    This would be a great product to keep on hand at all times!

  27. Michelle S says:

    I could use an update to my first aid kit!

  28. Carmen Van Deursen says:

    I hope I win, my son is also learning to ride a bike and is falling all the time. This would come in handy for photos too.

  29. christine jessamine says:

    this would come in handy for my walgreens prescriptions, great giveaway.

  30. Charlotte V. says:

    I never knew what MRSA was but always heard of it. This seriously freaks me out! I’m definitely going to be onto it now because my daughter is always getting injured, she’s so clumsy!

  31. I love the Kids SafeSkin wraps. We have a red wrap in our med cabinet right now. Always a good item to have on hand.

  32. sarah keel says:

    i so need to update my first aid kit. i think its very important that you have everything on need when you need it.

  33. These look great. These would be great for my kids.

  34. I haven’t tried this but I think I should pick some up next shopping trip.

  35. Ive never seen this but have had my nose swabbed for it before surgery. yuck

  36. Adrienne Gordon says:

    My kids are constantly having bumps and scrapes, this is perfect

  37. This sounds like a great defense so I don’t have to worry so much about infections every time my kids get a cut!

  38. Michelle H. says:

    I’d keep some in my car too for those injuries that happen when we’re not at home.

  39. Amanda K. says:

    This is something we could really use- since someone is always getting hurt.

  40. Charlotte W says:

    What a cutie! Reminds me of my son at that age.

  41. Lisa Brown says:

    It is great to keep in the car, at home in the medicine cabinet, even at work.

  42. paige chandler says:

    I will be buying this for my soccer playing, bruised up daughter

  43. Margaret Smith says:

    I love this idea. My son recently fell on his skateboard and really scraped his knee. This would have been perfect. Love the different colors too.

  44. Chrissy Nestor says:

    I would love this, I love to shop at Walgreens for makeup and medicines.

    chrissylea1979 (at)gmail(dot) com

  45. ELIZABETH C. says:

    I had no idea about safe skin, however I’m glad I know about it now. I now know what to purchase on my next shopping trip.

  46. Great product to add to the first aid kit

  47. This is great for first aid kits.

  48. This would be a great addition to our first aid kit. I know it would come in handy a lot!

  49. I coupon, I could really use this giveaway.

  50. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    I’m a bit of clean freak and try to kill all germs.

  51. Tracy Robertson says:

    This is some good information, because sometimes it “seemed like enough) to just rinse and bandage small cuts, but now I’m thinking differently.

  52. Chrystal D says:

    This would be great to keep in the first aid kit in the truck!

  53. soha molina says:

    I have heard a lot about Safe Skin. I must try it,

  54. I could use this in my first aid kit.

  55. My dear sister has MRSA from working in a dentist’s office. Prevention is key!

  56. jesse mages says:

    This would be great after a pet zoo

  57. My daughter really could use this in her tennis bag after practice.

  58. it’s impotant to keep skin clean and attend to “baa baas” quickly!

  59. Elizabeth J says:

    This would be a good addition to my medicine cabinet.

  60. This should really be a staple in my First Aid Kit. Thanks for the chance! 🙂

  61. With three active kids, I am constantly having to bandage something. This would be a great product to have at home.

  62. g. penrod says:

    safe skin is a new one first i have heard of it but it sounds almost to good to be true

  63. I am going to have to get some of this for our first aid kit. It sounds like it works great.

  64. Tari Lawson says:

    I keep bandaids and antibacterial spray in my purse.

  65. LOIS PAYTON says:

    this sould great, GOD BLESS YA’LL

  66. This would be great to have in my first aid kit!

  67. Thanks for the chance to win, we need to add some things to our first aid kit.

  68. my daughter has a full cabinet of first aid products…thanks for the great giveaway

  69. With 3 boys I know we would get a lot of use out of these products,

  70. A few friends of mine have had MRSA and it was horrible for them. I’d do anything to prevent it!

  71. thanks for hosting this giveaway! a walmart gift card would really come in handy right now.

  72. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I think these infections are getting more prevalent. It is good to have a preventative on hand.

  73. Sarah Hirsch says:

    i’d love to try this out so that my kids don’t get any infections!

  74. Cynthia C says:

    Kids will love the bright colors. Great idea!

  75. Suzanne K says:

    I could use this right now on my scraped elbow

  76. enter me thanks

  77. Theresa Shafer says:

    Thank you for offering the Walgreen gift card.

    Organize the medicine drawer to get ready for any emergencies. Know your route to the nearest hospital and have the poison center number ready.

  78. Susan Ladd says:

    Heard of it and it is great for the kids w/ they get hurt and you don’t always have to rush to the ER. I want to thank you for this awesome sweep and hope to win 🙂 Thanks !!!!!!!!!

  79. Linda Lansford says:

    These products are important to prevent infection

  80. carol gentry says:

    Must have product when you have children.

  81. I need to add safeskin to my first aid kit.

  82. I would love to win this giveaway!

  83. It’s sad that kids today even have to worry about MRSA infections. Glad I missed out on that in my childhood.

  84. Christine says:

    would be great for my kids

  85. Rebecca Graham says:

    I learned about the 5 c’s of MRSA from this post.

  86. tracy davis says:

    This is something we could really use

  87. definitely going to get some for on to go scrapes in my diaper bag!

  88. Monique Rizzo says:

    I love Walgreens. They have great weekly deals.
    Thanks for the chance.

  89. Steve Stone says:

    we keep a nice first aid kit in the house

  90. Anastasia says:

    I hadn’t really heard about Safeskin before, now I wonder how I lived without it! This would be great to have around the house with active kids 🙂

  91. Saafeskin sounds like a product worth trying.

  92. Diana Bockheim says:

    I would love to win this. My daughter is always getting scraped up!

  93. i would love this, my son is about to start walking and will be getting into lots of things i’m sure

  94. Elizabeth Johnson says:

    MRSA scares me – I want to protect my family

  95. I’ve heard of Safeskin a bit before, but this really makes it sound like a family essential! Thanks for the post.

  96. I love Walgreens! I shop there every week and they have great sales.

  97. adrienne warren says:

    you are so spot on. Thank you for highlighting such an important yet so often over looked thing.

  98. Mary Calabrese says:

    More people need to be aware of this nasty infection.

  99. Christina Sparks says:

    I keep a first aid kit in my car and home.

  100. Christine burd says:

    As gardeners we could always use first aid.. and Walgreens rules

  101. Barbara Montag says:

    This product would be so great at faster healing.
    Thank you.

  102. Nicole L. says:

    We could use this to stock up our first aid box.

  103. Thanks for the information. Anything to protect against MRSA is a winner in my book!

  104. My son just got some of this from Walgreens to help wrap it up for football. I have one not so graceful and is always needing bandaids and wraps. We will definitely have this on hand. I do like the colors available!

  105. I like the cool colors, and have just started hearing about this product want to try it

  106. susan varney says:

    my grandchildren are always getting scrapes, bumps, and bruises part of growing up

  107. great for my first aid kits.

  108. One of my sisters actually had MRSA and it took the longest for her to get rid of it. 🙁

  109. Ashley Hatten says:

    would love to win! thanks for the chance 🙂

  110. jules mcnubbin says:

    i havent tried safeskin yet, but i have a daughter who is very accident prone so i will look for it!

  111. Whitney L. says:

    I would love to try the SafeSkin with my boys. MRSA is awful and I don’t want our family to ever have it!!

  112. Walgreens is always helpful and pleasant.

  113. Traci Lynn Butler says:

    It’s a good idea to have well stocked first aid kits and home and in every vehicle

  114. I haven’t tried this yet, but I will have to pick some up to put in our first aid kit.

  115. Marcia Goss says:

    Safeskin sounds like something we need to keep on hand. My granddaughter is always getting a bump or scrape.

  116. That information was helpful on learning more about MRSA. SafeSkin is something I need to add to my first aid kit. Thanks.

  117. Wow, I love those! 🙂

  118. Cindy Merrill says:

    We certainly could use these for our Emergency Med.Kit: Great to keep on hand in case of an accident.

  119. With all the cuts and scrapes happening around here we could use this- I like how it prevents infections and are fun colors!

  120. Have to have supplies on hand with kids around!!

  121. owies are never fun, poor little guy! Awesome giveaway, thank you to your sponsors and to you for hosting this fun one!

  122. This would be a good replacement for the triple antibiotic ointment I normally use.

  123. Patricia Treskovich says:

    always looking for ways to protect ourselves from infection

  124. Trasina McGahey says:

    Great information! I have to say that owie made me cringe! And I have never seen a child who hated band aids before. Cute!

  125. Carla Garcia says:

    I’ve never heard of safeskin before, but it soulds great! with 3 boys, I need some!

  126. I’ve never heard of this before but it’s worth a try.

  127. Thanks for the giveaway!

  128. Christina C says:

    This is just what I need for my very active boy!

  129. Perfect for boys and trips like camping, etc!

  130. My mother had mrsa after a hospital stay..such nasty’s important to keep wounds clean

  131. Wendy Kroy says:

    Thanks for the information on this item.

  132. It is so important to prevent mrsa infections! There have been deaths from this infection and loss of legs! I am going to get the SAFESKIN Kids Antibacterial Gel at Walgreens! This is a good gel to have!

  133. Christina says:

    I plan to pick up some of the safeskin products when I am putting together the bag hubby uses during the season for soccer (he coaches 2 teams). I think they will be great products to have.

  134. I really the tips from Safe Kids about MRSA.

  135. I had no idea that MRSA was that air born. Very scary! Thanks for sharing this information and I will ber entering this to make sure my 8 granddaughters will have plenty of first aid on hand at Grammy’s House.

  136. i’ve never heard of safeskin but it’s something i’m sure my family will need as my 19 mo old gets older! lol sounds like a great product.

  137. Cassandra Eastman says:

    This looks like a great product! My 3 year old still constantly fall and gets scrapes and cuts! Great review!

  138. Seems like a great idea for every first aid kit everywhere.

  139. I learned to ride on gravel. I have no idea how I didn’t get more infections.

  140. Kyl Neusch says:

    great info on the site

  141. Jamie Brigham says:

    I would love to have this product at home. Back a few years ago my older children both go Staph infection which was MRSA positive. It was horrible and scary. All summer both of them were fine, within the first week or school starting back my son had Staph with MRSA again. I am worried about my youngest son who is 2 yrs old getting something like this from his brother or sister as they are in school. I am scared of germs LOL.

  142. I’m definitely going to look for Safeskin. Our 9 year old grandson lives with us and he gets plenty of scrapes and cuts!

  143. Katherine says:

    Just bught a first aid kit to keep inthe car and take to ball games

  144. Deanna G. says:

    Great idea putting the gel in the band-aid box!

  145. Katharine D says:

    I am pretty well stocked but I do need a few more things for the home medicine cabinet. But I am also putting together a travel one for the car and one for my purse because now that my boys are in school and other activities injuries can happen anywhere.

  146. thank you for the chance

  147. Debbie Ellis says:

    I have 9 Grandkids and they all think they need band-aids all the time for a little scratch. So this would be great for a fresh supply.

  148. with kids in sports we always have first aid supplies

  149. Never heard of this before! Always looking for good products since my kids are so hyper they are always getting hurt it seems!

  150. Never heard of this before! Always looking for good products since my kids are so hyper they seem to always fall!

  151. Crystal F says:

    This would come in handy when my daughter slides into base and scratches up her legs. I will have to look for it the next time we go to the store. thank you!!

  152. I want to get some of that gel.
    Thanks for the contest.

  153. Thank you for the info. i’d like to try this

  154. This would have been great when my son scraped his knees when he fell at the community pool last week.

  155. I’ve never heard of Safeskin, but the products sound good 🙂 *Thanks* for the giveaway!

  156. I didnt realize how bad MRSA is. Thanks for the chance.

  157. Looks like a great product. I’ll have to check it out next time I’m at WAGs.

  158. Carrie Finney says:

    With my 3 year old getting more scrapes etc, my husband brought home a huge wall mountable first aid kit from work. I have been keeping it stocked, but not with safe skin. It sounds like exactly what my little one needs. Now just to actually get my dh to mount the first aid kit and I will be good to go.

  159. I am a very aware of how fast MRSA happens. My grandson had it. Parents you can never be too careful, these days.

  160. Jannie Bryant says:

    I would like to try the Safeskin Gel. It looks like excellent protection against bacteria.

  161. I don’t have any children yet, but I often watch my 8 year old adopted sister so this would be great to have around!

  162. Misses Giveaways says:

    I currently use neosporin on cuts and scrapes but would like to try using safeskin, it sounds like a wonderful product.

  163. Diana Stanhope says:

    I’ve never used this but I certainly will be picking some up!

  164. This is such a cool product but I wish it existed when I was younger 🙂

  165. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    think this would be great to have on hand for the grand kids
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  166. sheila musselman askins says:

    i have seen what MRSA can do up close and personal and never want anyone to go through that…thanks for reminding me to check the first aid kit ..again and make sure everything is stocked and up to date and to check out SafeSkin!

  167. Jessica Vaughan Gengler says:

    This would be great for my boys!

  168. Michelle C says:

    I’ve just started hearing about MRSA lately. It seems like some scary stuff and makes me rethink my strategy about only using bandaids for injuries.

  169. It just dawned on me. When I was young I don’t recall any antibacterial ointments. I remember burning and stinging to disinfect my scrapes. Ahhh, what improvements.

  170. I use to use a similar product like this and I remember it burned.

  171. robyn paris says:

    thank you i love this stuff

  172. Thanks for the contest.

  173. Always better safe than sorry.

  174. Safeskin looks like a product worth trying. I’m impressed.

  175. Cody Anderson says:

    This is the first time I have heard of Safeskin, but it looks like a great product.

  176. Robert Pyszk says:

    Thank you for the chance to win the $100 gc . It would go to good use 😀

  177. sheryl cullum says:

    One of the grandkids is always scaping their knees this would help so much

  178. I had not heard of Safeskin until now. This would be good to have in the first aid kit.

  179. Amy Kathryn says:

    Sounds like a great product…will have to pick some up!

  180. Tara Liebing says:

    I have never tried Safeskin I have always just used Neosporin so I would love to try safeskin

  181. My boys are always getting scrapes and cuts. I will definitely try this.

  182. Selene M. says:

    There are some great ideas in this to use in a first aid kit.

  183. MRSA is scary stuff, and it’s great to see that there’s more awareness of it these days as well as products to prevent infection.

  184. Ann Fantom says:

    As much as my daughter cuts herself, she could really use SafeSkin antibacterial gel.

  185. Lisa Garner says:

    Safeskin seems like a much better choice to keep cuts clean and I like that it lasts up to 48 hours.

  186. I didn’t know about MRSA until this campaign, scary stuff, very good information!

  187. I never really thought about the seriousness that a minor scrape could potentially turn life threatening, I also should probably get my act together considering my kids are walking accidents! Thanks for the info!

  188. 1955nurse says:

    Great post – MRSA is nothing to fool with, glad your’e making Moms more aware!!! (Holly) Thanks for the chance…

  189. I think SafeSkin is a great product. I knew about MRSA but never really gave it much thought until now. I will be getting some of this in the future.

  190. Wraps like these are a great bandage for both kids and adults. They are very easy to use.

  191. diseases are getting scary out there (flesh eating?! yikes!) stay safe

  192. Cheryl Reinhardt says:

    This is a great product for kids since they are always getting hurt

  193. You’re better organized then I am! I have the basics that is about it.

  194. awesome for first aid kits

  195. We keep a first aid kit in our home and in our cars.

  196. This is a great product, great way to prevent MRSA

  197. Carolyn N. says:

    This wrap would be good to keep on hand “just in case”!
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

  198. amberlyn johnson says:

    I’ve never heard of this product until now. Been using neosporen.

  199. I think this is a great idea–really helps with peace of mind

  200. I need to review and upgrade our first aid kit.

  201. Leslie G. says:

    Such a good idea to keep it inside the box… otherwise I’d forget. 🙂

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  202. Stephanie Hungerford says:

    MRSA is so scary especially since it has been on the news so much lately. My parents had this huge bright yellow Tackle box that is full of first aid stuff and this was so nice when a I was in College and we stayed the night at my parents house (so I could clean since my mom was in the hospital) that night my friend took a bath and managed to cut her leg shaving from her knee almost to her groin. She didn’t want to come out of the bathroom . She said she needed a bandage She said I think I need a hundred. I made her open the door and thank goodness I am not squimish She refused to go to the hosptital so I pulled out and used most of the box. (I use to be a Nurse) I butterflied, and cross taped the wound. then dressed the wound. I think it is so important to have a first aid kit that I keep one in my purse and in the trunk of my car

  203. I keep my gel in the band-aid box, too! So convenient.

  204. Derek Timm says:

    I usually use Neosporin but I am going to be trying out the Safeskin Gel.

  205. Ashley Tucker says:

    These look like a great product!

  206. With 3 actives kids, I really see this coming in handy.

  207. tracey byram says:

    I never knew anything about MSRA until my granddaughter had it.

  208. I learned the hard way of trying to stay stocked on first aid supplies, my son was riding his bike and crashed pretty good going down a hill and got road rash

  209. april yedinak says:

    This sounds like something we could use around here with all the scrapes and cuts my kids get.

  210. Lisa Brooks says:

    This stuff sounds Great. With so many germies out there, its nice that you can help protect even better than with the regular bandaid ointment combo.

    Awesome that its latex free too.

  211. Peggy Rydzewski says:

    skin knees are bandaids…signs of summer

  212. It is easy to become a little complacent about minor scrapes since they are so common and usually heal quickly and well, but they do have to be monitored.

  213. Kathy Pease says:

    safeskin sounds really great I never really thought about mrsa but with all the things i see on the news i guess its time to start worrying. it is better to be safe than sorry

  214. MRSA is bad. Ask the Cleveland Browns and the St. Louis Rams. Wallgreens Gift Certificates are great. Thanks.

  215. I agree this is definitely something to think about. My son is always coming up with new ways to hurt himself.

  216. wow scary how bacteria are getting stronger, I remember being a kids and getting scratched up and I just left it as is or used band aid sans antibacterial. Never got an infection, but these days I think it’s a good ides to take a little precaution when it comes to cuts and scraps

  217. My medicine cabinet is organized…but I don’t have everything I need!

  218. Chrystal J. says:

    This would be great to keep for small accidents.

  219. Great information about MRSA – Thanks, I will look for Safeskin to use in the future!

  220. Melissa VandenBerg says:

    I work in the healthcare industry. Safeskin is a VERY effective way to ward off infection and so helpful in keeping kids safe. We have seen patients with MRSA and its a very scary infection…

  221. Our first aid kit is lacking at the moment, need to update it

  222. Jennifer Peaslee says:

    MRSA is no joke…this looks like a great product

  223. Pamela Halligan says:

    I usually use band aids and Neosporin on cuts and scrapes, but they end up falling off. Safe Skin seems so much more effective. Thanks for the review and giveaway.

  224. We keep a fully stocked first aid kit in each vehicle

  225. re morgan says:

    wow lots of boo boos.. thanks for the information about mrsa! We keep first aid kits in the car since we go hiking and to the park alot.

  226. Claire McKeon says:

    Thanks for the giveaway and the important info

  227. We get lots of cuts and scrapes, so this is a necessity!

  228. Richard Hicks says:

    we need this. The kids seem to get scrapes all the time when they are playing.

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  229. Richard Hicks says:

    cheer michael phelps

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  230. It seems like barely a day goes by that one of us hasn’t gotten a scrape or a cut from playing sports or being outdoors – I haven’t tried any SafeSkin products, but they seem perfect for kids!

  231. Susan Smith says:

    Great information about MRSA, thanks for the giveaway

  232. Ian is forever being bashed up – this would come in handy.

  233. Denise Donaldson says:

    MRSA really scares me. I always take precautions to try to prevent it. No one in the family has had it yet.

  234. Brenda Elsner says:

    I have never tried safeskin.

  235. Thanks for the giveaway… MRSA is certainly a concern in communal settings i.e. school, locker rooms, etc.

  236. heather c says:

    We’ve had so many cases locally! It’s pretty scary!

  237. I’ve never heard of safeskin! Glad to see a product like that

  238. Aimee Fontenot says:

    I’ve never tried SafeSkin, but I’m always looking for better and safer products to use.

  239. The Safeskin Antibacterial Gel sounds like it will do a better job than the Neosporin I currently use, and I really like the Safeskin wraps too.

  240. I have always been a Neosporin mom, but I would love to give this a try

  241. Mary Cloud says:

    My kids could definitely use this

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  242. Marla Bland says:

    SafeSkin sounds awesome! Better than Neosporin and a bandaid!

  243. Lucy Schwartz says:

    Scrapes, falls, cuts and bruises are all part of being active and playing for children. MRSA raises the stakes in good owie care. Being a parent isn’t for sissys

  244. jeannine s says:

    Love this! My son was in the hospital because of MRSA right before he turned one so now I am hyper aware of it

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