This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own.
No matter how hard we may try to prevent it, our kids will still get sick. We are on week number four of some cold that’s going around in our house. ?
It seems to have gotten each one of my kids, including me.
It’s definitely expected during the winter months, so as moms we need to be prepared. And since my children are different ages, that means my medicine cabinet is stocked with all kinds of stuff.
My oldest has been sick the longest. It started as a cold, turned nasty cough, turned current double ear infection. I feel so bad, she has missed 7 days of school this month.
When sick gets real, the pediatric brands of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare have some solutions to tackle the ickiest of symptoms.
I reached for Children’s Dimetapp® Multi-Symptom Cold Relief Dye-Free to ease my daughter’s stuffy and runny nose, while quieting her bothersome cough. Since she’s on antibiotics, this has been helpful at night. She had no trouble at all taking it either. It’s grape flavor and dye-free, for children 6 and up.
- To see if Children’s Dimetapp® Multi-Symptom Cold Relief Dye-Free is right for your child, visit the Sick just got real™ website.
*It is important to remember to always read and keep the cartons for complete warnings and dosing information on Pfizer Pediatric products and to use as directed.
Other ways we try to get comfortable while sick:
- Run the cool mist humidifier overnight to keep the air moist and to help loosen any mucous.
- Diffuse lavender or eucalyptus essential oils during the day for a healing atmosphere and to help with sinuses.
- Eat chicken soup for lunch. ? Check out my Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Recipe!
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Keep facial tissues on hand to make sure we are blowing our noses and getting all that sickiness out!
- Get fresh air by opening those windows, even if just a little bit.
- Binge watch our favorite shows. Since rest is key, why not catch up on some television?
It’s not just moms and dads who help our kids feel better. School nurses do, too. If your child’s school nurse goes above and beyond educating and comforting their students, nominate them in America’s Greatest School Nurse contest.
I know I always appreciate a call from my daughter’s school nurse, even if she doesn’t need to be picked up because she’s sick. I’ve received calls to inform me of a small accident that’s happened at school or a lost tooth.
Nominations will be accepted nationwide from anyone who would like to honor their exemplary school nurse.
One nurse from each state plus Washington D.C. will win a prize valued at $500 and will be entered to win the grand prize: the title of America’s Greatest School nurse and a trip for a getaway from school sickness.
For more information and to read the full contest rules and submit a nomination, visit AmericasGreatestSchoolNurse.com.
Nominations will be accepted now through February 23. Voting will be open from April 3 to April 16 and the winners will be announced in early May.