If you’re a mom, do you have a swiss army knife on hand? In my opinion, every mom needs a swiss army knife!
Swiss Army knives aren’t just for boy scouts! There are plenty of great reasons for moms to keep one of these handy knives around. I mean, you have EVERYTHING else in your purse… Why not add something truly useful to your bag?
Whenever I think of Swiss Army Knives I think of the classic red ones, but you can get them in all kinds of cutesy patterns, they are both fun and functional. I also like to remind my kids that pocket knives aren’t just for boys!
Here are our top reasons why every mom needs a swiss army knife!
You can use your swiss army knife for whatever you’d like to use it safely for, but here are just a few really great ideas that may work for you! You don’t have to worry about those weird scenarios that might have stopped you in your tracks before!
Get Splinters out of a kiddo’s toe.
Cut “itchy” tags out of clothes.
Core and slice an apple.
It’s an emergency screwdriver!
You can file your nails.
Poke a hole into the top of a juice box.
Sharpen a dull pencil.
Open the “impossible” toy packaging material.
Cut food into toddler bite sized pieces.
Unlock a public bathroom stall and rescue your stuck preschooler.
Open a letter – or those stubborn plastic envelope packages.
Tighten a loose screw.
Pry open a stubborn lid.
Cut the crust off a sandwich.
Be the coolest mom at Boy Scouts.
Snip price tags off of clothes.
Widdle on some wood if you want to.
Scrape off a lottery ticket, if you want.
Tweeze your eyebrows with the added tweezers.
Cut some fresh flowers for your vases at home.
Relax and cut yourself that emergency piece of cake.
See how useful a swiss army knife can be?
There are so many reasons why you should add a Swiss Army Knife to your purse. I’ve got one, and I’m convinced every mom needs one too! Swiss Army Knives are inexpensive and so darn useful. These are also a great “starter” knife for older kids who like to explore the great outdoors.
Just make sure to cover basic safety with your kids before giving them too much freedom with their knife. The one thing you can’t do with your Swiss Army Knife is give stitches!