of ourselves. Don't you think? I just read a facebook post by a mother who showed her child's hands ...they were so chapped...and why, because the school has sanitizers that the children must use ...to ward off germs? I must be old because in my day, with all my kids (5) I always thought a little dirt wont hurt. In fact, I was never a sanitizer...they got that dirty, in the bathtub they went.
We didn't have wet ones....we put a wet wash rag in a plastic bag to clean up before eating or after eating. They played in dirt....bath time was fun those days. It seems to me that we are putting our children in a bubble...don't get hurt, don't get dirty....and their resistance is so low....they get sick. Having chapped hands on a child is not the way to go. I keep sanitizer on my desk (I work in a school) but the only time I use it is if I sneeze into my hands....which is rarely. I do use wipes on the phone if someone uses it....but otherwise I think we overdue the sanitizing bit to the point where we are bringing our resistance way down.
What do you think?