We ALWAYS seem to have a sick kid around here. Between school germs and always having a kid young enough that they put EVERYTHING in their mouth, the germs make the rounds. And the fun part is that once those germs have cycled through everyone once, it’s time to go around again!
When we had our first kid, I realized I had no idea what to do when they got sick. I would panic and want to run to the Dr over a runny nose and fever every time. I quickly learned the general response to my worry was usually along the lines of “it’s a virus” or “make sure they drink lots of liquids”.
So, to save you copays and time in the Dr’s office collecting more germs, here are my top sick kid tips: (Please remember: I’m not a Doctor, so use your best judgment) [Read more…]