Ways to protect your children from germs

Ways to protect your children from germs at school

Ways to protect your children from germs while they are at school

As a mum, do you think about ways to protect your children from germs often? .When schools open, as some did now in September, did you start worrying about your children getting sick from germs and others bugs at school? Today, we have partnered with

Today, we have partnered with Lifebouy Soap to bring you tips on how to combat these bugs, and an offer to win a Lifebouy Hamper.

Why it’s not so easy to protect your children from germs all the time

Like most parents, we all know the worry that once the kids go to school, they can pick up various bugs and get sick.

I have a school going child in my household, so  I always dread flu season.  As I write this my son went to school on the 5th of September and within a few days, we all had a cold. Guess who still has it ME!

So of course, it would be top of mind to find ways to protect your children from germs without wrapping them up in protective gear. I am a great believer that knowledge is power. Therefore, I loved receiving this information from Lifebouy about various ways to Ways to protect your children from germs. I hope that other parents find the information just as helpful.

To read more about how to protect your children from germs at school, take a look at the infographics in this article, and also take at this article by LifeBouy titled Keeping Kids Healthy at School.

Protect your kids from germs and win with Lifebouy

Lifebouy is giving away hampers to 3 families, all you have to do is comment below with your Best Kept Secret Tip for keeping your school going children healthy and germ-free.

To enter you can comment on this post or post on Facebook and Twitter and tag @womanwellheeled  and @LifebuoySouthAfricaWe look forward to hearing from you.

Ways to protect your children from germs while they are at school win this hamper from Lifebouy and find

Win this hamper from Lifebouy

What you should know about Germs At School

Studies have show that 80% of all infectious diseases are transmitted by touch. So that means the chances of children getting sick at school are pretty good. So parents need to be armed with the correct informaiton in order to protect their children from germs and any infections or illnesses. The Infographic below Germs At School can help educate parents on the dangers.

Ways to protect your children from germs while they are at school


How to Protect you children from Germs at school

Even if you cannot always manage what your kids touch and do not touch while at school, you can still ingrain good habits in your home that helps you combat the effect of the germs. Take a look below.

Ways to protect your children from germs while they are at school


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Take care of yourself and your families

Lindi Mogale A Well Heeled Woman Blog Mommy blogger, Johannesburg, South Africa, Lifestyle blog for Working Mums


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  • Reply Jamie

    Great pointers. I strongly dislike this time of year coming up, its a ripple effect once one child gets it my whole house does! Thanks for positing these pointers

    September 19, 2016 at 11:48 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Hi Jaimie thank you so much for commenting I really appreciate you commenting and visiting the blog. Thank you

      October 3, 2016 at 2:22 pm
  • Reply Moipone Islam

    Totally agree the dangers are real and even worse at school because we are not there to protect them
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    September 20, 2016 at 9:07 am
    • Reply lindiwem

      yes Moipne hey you catch it too late at home

      October 3, 2016 at 2:19 pm
  • Reply Michelle

    These are so valuable Lindi. I knew about germs on a keyboard but never thought about the germs on a back pack. Scary
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    September 22, 2016 at 9:07 am
  • Reply Tanika

    Eat healthy foods and drink lots of water to strengthen your immune system 🙂

    September 26, 2016 at 1:58 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Hello Tanika that is so true thank you for commenting

      September 28, 2016 at 11:33 pm
  • Reply Lynn botha

    I try and tell my kids to wash their hands often.. and to not put their fingers in their mouths.. and my kids know.. if anybody (family or cousins etc.) want to kiss them hello.. they give the cheek 🙂

    September 27, 2016 at 2:21 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Hello Lynn those are such great points thank you

      September 28, 2016 at 11:32 pm
  • Reply Tracy Jacobs

    Pack a small packet of wet wipes in his schoolbag for emergencies

    September 28, 2016 at 2:02 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Thank you Tracy I like that idea

      September 28, 2016 at 11:31 pm
  • Reply Annet Matebwe

    It’s very important to teach children basic hygiene. It goes a long way. Would really love to win the hamper. Keeping my fingers crossed

    October 15, 2016 at 5:38 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Hello Annet thank you for entering

      October 20, 2016 at 2:23 pm

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