I have to admit – I don't use hand sanitizers and I get annoyed when my children (who have been taught at school to use them) do!
My daughter cannot walk by a “Sanitizing Station” without getting a dose of the stuff. Me? I have the the same $1 Purell bottle that has been in my purse for about 3 years.
I honestly don't understand why we have to get rid of every germ in society. I grew up when we drank from hose bibs, we headed to the creek in the hopes of picking up frogs, we got COVERED in mud……and we were FINE. And you know what? We didn't have parties for children where we were greeted at the door with a bottle of Purell or the invite didn't include “please don't RSVP yes if your child is ill” (ask me how I know this happens)!
Don't get me wrong – it's not that I want my children to get sick or make others sick. But seriously? I don't want to live in a world where my kids have to have an assumption that they are dirty and need to be sanitized before any event!
How do you feel about hand sanitizers?