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owiekitIn the mind of Emily the child, my mom knew all things and was the keeper of all things. I had no worries, because my mom was the responsible adult. She generally had everything I needed when I needed it. The granola bar when I was hungry, the sunscreen on a sunny day, the band-aid when I scraped my knee. Much could also be written on my grandmother, who carries a large purse filled with everything a human could possibly desire in any situation. I am convinced that my grandmother could bug out for a week in ease with only the contents of her purse. Now that I have a baby of my own, I’ve come to the realization that I must be the responsible adult who I looked up to as a child. It’s a daunting thought. However, I have my first aid supplies covered, thanks to this adorable little kit.

There is really nothing like a kindhearted purple alien to cheer you when you have an ailment. The kit itself is part of the therapy. But inside, it gets even better. This latex free kit boasts 15 bandages, 10 junior bandages, 4 triple antibiotic ointment packets, 4 antiseptic towelettes, 3 burn gel packets, 3 gauze pads, 1 adhesive tape roll, 1 sting relief wipe, and 8 stickers. For us Amazon shoppers, it’s available hereopenkit The kit is small and lightweight which makes it easier to cart around without obtaining a bag the size of my (fabulous!) grandma’s purse. Also, I have a masters degree in nursing, so it seems embarrassing to be caught out-and-about without so much as a band-aid. I think I’ll be carrying it in my diaper bag from now on!

What are your top MUST HAVE items for your purse/diaper bag?



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  • Reply
    Leah Shumack
    April 2, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    Kleenex, Wipes, Tylenol, Chapstick (and a lot more lol)

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    laurie murley
    April 2, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    I must have diapers and baby wipes

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    Lisa Narciso
    April 2, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    Aside from the obvious diapers and wipes, I keep a clean pacifier and hand sanitizer!

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    Lula Ruger
    April 2, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    Wipes and hand sanitizer

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    Nicole Lancaster
    April 2, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    My top MUST HAVE items for your purse/diaper bag is wet wipes. Since they have so many uses. Cleaning dirty hands to wiping food off of shirts and Tissues for noses.

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    Brandon Sparks
    April 2, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    Whips and band-aids for sure…

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    April 2, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    I always have bandaids, snacks and hand sanitizer on hand.

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    Michele Pineda
    March 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    For me it is bandaids, baby wipes, chap stick, sun screen and kleenex. I always like to pack extra items too, in case we meet up with friends or family that aren’t prepared.

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    Laurie Nykaza
    March 31, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    I always have , hand sanitizer, lip gloss , and wallet with eye glasses in my purse .

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    March 30, 2017 at 11:18 pm

    We’re past diapers now! However I always have sanitizer, wipes, bandaids, and a notebook/pencil in my purse.

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    John H.
    March 30, 2017 at 8:46 pm

    We make sure we have wipes.

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    Jennifer H.
    March 30, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    I say must haves are wipes, water and food.

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    Racquel S
    March 30, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    My must-haves are hand-wipes, lip gloss and a few snacks!

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    Janice Crespo
    March 30, 2017 at 1:49 pm

    We are out of diapers finally (yea!) but we still keep wipes, band-aids and first aid cream, along with a change of clothes handy when we go out. Accidents happen and well, the change of clothes is important to keep handy too!

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    Shelley P
    March 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    The must have items for my purse/diaper bag are wipes, Kleenex, band-aids, a plastic bag and diapers.

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    March 29, 2017 at 11:33 am

    I have to have wipes, diapers, bandaids, tissues and sanitizer.

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    Annmarie W.
    March 28, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    Always have to have bandaids!

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    Jill Rivera
    March 28, 2017 at 2:09 pm

    I must have wipes because spit and other things happen.

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    Amanda Alvarado
    March 26, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    My phone, wallet and tissues/wipes. I also usually have a power pack and chap stick

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    Ashley C
    March 26, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    I always have wipes on me!


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    pamela j
    March 26, 2017 at 7:52 am

    Sanitizer, pen and phone.

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    Heather B
    March 26, 2017 at 12:04 am

    Got to have tissues, bandaids, wipes and sanitizer with me all the time!

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    Mahdi Martin
    March 25, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    I like to have lip balm, fingernail clippers (can double as scissors in a pinch) and gum or mints are my top three purse essentials.

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    Angela Saver
    March 24, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    My must haves are hand sanitizer, Kleenex, wipes and lip gloss.

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    March 24, 2017 at 9:01 am

    Chapstick, pen and medicine are the top three in my purse.

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    LeAnn Harbert
    March 24, 2017 at 12:02 am

    Diapers, wipes and a bottle in the diaper bag.

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    Amy Tolley
    March 23, 2017 at 11:57 pm

    My must have is Kleenex phone pen and money!!!

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    Kayla Klontz
    March 23, 2017 at 11:47 pm

    Baby wipes and hand sanitizer are a must for me.

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    March 23, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    Hand wipes and hand lotion

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    Michelle J.
    March 23, 2017 at 10:43 am

    Chapstick & lotion!

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    Cynthia Richardson
    March 22, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    Boogie Wipes and bottled water

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    Donna B
    March 22, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Formula wipes and diapers are all must haves, if I had to choose one I’d go with formula

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    March 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    top must have items for a purse are pen, lip balm, hair ties.

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    March 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    Cell phone

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    Holly Thomas
    March 22, 2017 at 11:38 am

    Tissues and phone.

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    March 22, 2017 at 10:59 am

    Chapstick, hand sanitizer, gum, mirror, hairbrush, eye drops!

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    March 22, 2017 at 3:10 am

    Cell phone, eye drops, lip balm, bottled water.

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    Darcy Koch
    March 21, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    Crackers or other snack if needed, tissues, small toys, diapers, wipes, Tylenol

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    March 21, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    I must have lip balms, water, and lotion.

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    March 21, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Hand sanitizer and snacks!

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    March 21, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    diapers, wipes, extra clothes.

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    March 21, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Diapers, wipes, changing cloth, and a plastic bag for disposal are all necessities.

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    Crystal Gregg
    March 21, 2017 at 9:45 am

    Healthy snacks and tissues!

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    Peggy Nunn
    March 21, 2017 at 9:15 am

    I always have wipes and a disposable bag for dirty stuff I want to tie up.

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    March 21, 2017 at 8:24 am

    My must have item would have to be diapers and a teething toy for my little one that lately has been gnawing on everything.

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    March 21, 2017 at 8:20 am

    Purell Hand Sanitizer for the win!!!! Create item to always have on hand.

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    March 21, 2017 at 12:03 am

    Wet wipes are a necessity.

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    March 20, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Wipes and Babyganics hand sanitizer are MUSTS!

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    March 20, 2017 at 10:48 pm

    I need kleenex in my purse

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    March 20, 2017 at 10:00 pm

    Besides wipes and diapers, I always carry tissues, snacks, sunscreen and water.

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    Marilyn Nawara
    March 20, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    Wipes are a have to have item.

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    March 20, 2017 at 8:02 pm

    For sure diapers and wipes.

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    Darlene Owen
    March 20, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Most important is the Epi Pen

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    Ken Ohl
    March 20, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    wet wipes are a must

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    March 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    My purse must have are kleenix, Tylenol and hand sanitizer.

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    britney sheets
    March 20, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    Thank you so much for the opportunity to win this! It is adorable and my must haves for when we start fostering in the next few weeks will be diapers, wipes, and formula.

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    Samantha C.
    March 20, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    A change of clothes and wipes are necessary!

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    March 20, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    Hand sanitizer is such an important thing to always have!

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    Dana Rodriguez
    March 20, 2017 at 1:45 pm

    I always have tissues and bandaids.

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    Renee Walters
    March 20, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Definitely wipes, diapers, extra clothes and snacks.

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    March 20, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    Hand sanitizer and Kleenex!

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    March 20, 2017 at 11:56 am

    Tissue is a must for me.

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    March 20, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Wipes, hand sanitizer, diapers, and I always carry snacks and a sippy cup.

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    March 20, 2017 at 11:26 am

    sanitizer, wipes, diapers, extra clothing

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    Stephanie Phelps
    March 20, 2017 at 11:13 am

    My most must have item is pacifier. She would go bonkers without it!

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    March 20, 2017 at 11:08 am

    Definite must have for me would be wipes and a plastic bag to put the dirty diapers in just in case you have to change baby in a location that doesn’t provide a trash can.

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    March 20, 2017 at 11:02 am

    I must have wipes and diapers.

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