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Sports Mom 101: Tips For a Germ Free Fall Season

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It’s Fall Sports Season, Sports Moms! The weather is cooler and the air is crisp, but the games are still outdoors. Your family must stay healthy to keep your athlete in tip-top shape and on the field. Here are some tips to stock and save on items to keep your family germ free this November with Kroger.

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Germ Free Fall – Stay Hydrated

It’s not as warm as summer sports season, and your kiddo may not realize he needs to drink as much water. Dehydration can wear your athlete’s body down and lower his defense against other illnesses. Make sure he’s getting enough water – before, during and after games and practice.

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Germ Free Fall – Wash Your Hands

I know this seems redundant. We all encourage our kids to wash their hands often even when they’re not playing sports. But hand washing is of utmost importance during germ season.

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Added to the general concern for the dirt and germs playing outside brings are runny noses and germs from sneezes. Gross. All the choices in the Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash line are antibacterial and kill 99.99% germs. It leaves your skin feeling hydrated, soft and healthy. Healthier Skin. Healthier You.®

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Germ Free Fall – Bring It With You

Just like the list of things you need for surviving the summer sideline, there are a few extra things you need for a germ free fall season. Just throw a few more things in your bag and you’re good to go.

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I take my Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash with me, just in case there is no soap in the stadium bathroom.  HALLS cough drops can soothe the dry, scratchy throat you and your athlete can get breathing in the cooler air from fall weather. Try the Cherry flavor for a soothing comfort with a favorable taste.

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For those runny noses and sneezes, Kleenex® Anti-viral: Kills 99.9% of viruses in the tissue. I keep a box in my bag for the sideline, and in both cars just to be safe. Because she’ll put her mouthpiece back in after she’s blown her nose in those germy little hands. Yikes.

Germ Free Fall – Be Prepared

It’s not always possible to avoid illness, even with extensive effort and planning. For the past three years, I have fallen victim to the worst of the worst illness during germ season. It is not fun. And as a mom on the move, who has the time or needs the stress of being sick?

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But just in case you do fall ill, despite your best attempts, stock up now on the items you’ll need to nurse you back to health. Kroger has digital savings you can add to your Kroger Plus card now.

TYLENOL® Cold + Flu Severe Caplets tackle your tough symptoms by clearing congestion and relieving the head and body aches that come along with illness from germs. Make sure you use only as directed for you or your children 12 and older.**

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The makers of TYLENOL® remind you to use only one medicine with acetaminophen at a time.

If swallowing pills is a challenge, TheraFlu ExpressMax Severe Cold & Flu Syrup defeats sore throat, nasal congestion, chest congestion, fever, headache, and body aches without a prescription. Make sure you use as directed for you or your children 12 or older.**

Caption: The makers of TYLENOL® remind you to use only one medicine with acetaminophen at a time.

For relief without medication, Breathe Right Extra Strips provide drug free relief from congestion and reduce snoring caused by nighttime nasal congestion. The best thing about Breathe Right Strips is they can be used with any sleep medication because sleep comes at a premium when you’re not feeling well.

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What will you use to claim victory over germs during the fall sports season? Find more inspiring tips for staying healthy and germ free this fall on the Social Hub at this link.

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Breathe Right: Read and follow label directions.
Dial:© The Dial Corporation, a Henkel company
Halls: HALLS Cough Drops temporarily soothe sore throats.
Kleenex: ® Registered Trademark
Theraflu: Read and follow label directions.
TYLENOL©: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2016. Use only as directed. The makers of TYLENOL® remind you to use only one medicine with acetaminophen at a time.

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