First aid kit: Packing tips for Families

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  1. Kristi Hynes says:

    Great tips! It’s often overlooked but should be one of the first things to pack! I also have a thermometer in my kit! I love your idea of ziplock bags! It would save me time on digging for items!!!

    • NatalieTanner says:

      A thermometer is a great addition! We had to buy on in Madrid. I also got a lesson from the pharmacist on what is ‘fever’ in celcius!

  2. Susan says:

    Many years ago, I read that the best single med to take was codeine — being Canadian, I can buy aspirin or tylenol with codeine in the drugstore. It is good for headaches, tooth and period pain, etc. And it works on diarrhea. Plus it is a cough suppressant. Pick some up on your next visit to Canada — or visit Canada and take some home as a souvenir!

  3. Larry Weaver says:

    Thanks for the recommendation to get chewables over liquids when making first aid kits. Being able to not have to worry about liquids when going through airport security is a nice plus for choosing chewable medicine. Using Ziploc bags is also a good idea for organizing a kit that I’ll have to check out.

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