No matter how hard we try to prevent it, sick happens. With a family of 6 it’s important that I’m prepared when sickness hits; because if one gets it, chances are we’re all going to get it. There’s nothing worse than having a sick, miserable kid- except having multiple sick, miserable kids- so I’m always thankful to have the best medicines on hand to combat the sickness and misery.
I love that one trip to my local Target (or to Target.com) is all I need to get stocked up on all of the necessities to fight sickness in my kids, no matter what sickness they may have picked up. Best of all, there are so many that are formulated just for kids!
Children’s Advil® is a great solution for kids as young as 2 and up to 11. Children’s Advil® comes in several great-tasting flavors, including: Sugar-free Dye-free Berry, Bubble Gum, Grape, Blue Raspberry, Fruit and Dye-Free White Grape flavors. There’s also Infants’ Advil® White Grape, which provides unsurpassed fever relief with a syringe for easy dosing for children 6-23 months.
Children’s Robitussin® DM Day/Night Pack (Children’s Robitussin® Cough & Chest Congestion and Children’s Robitussin® Nighttime Cough) non-drowsy daytime formula helps break up chest congestion, while the long-acting nighttime formula relieves coughs and runny noses to help kids get the rest they need.
AND- in a great tasting grape flavor- Children’s Dimetapp® Cold & Cough tackles a child’s most bothersome stuffy and runny noses, all while working to relieve cough.
*It is important to remember to always read and keep the cartons for complete warnings and dosing information on Pfizer Pediatric Platform products and to use as directed.
Having this medicine on hand was a relief when sick just got real™ in our household only a few short weeks ago. My kids came down with a fever, runny nose, and horrible cough and they were pretty miserable. My younger kids were kept comfortable with the medicine and got over it pretty quickly, but oldest couldn’t seem to kick it. I was SO relieved to have the Children’s Advil to keep him comfortable, but having the cough medicine was a life-saver, especially at night. It was amazing how quickly the Robitussin Nighttime Cough medicine kicked in; he literally went from being unable to sleep because of non-stop coughing fits to quiet and sleeping- completely cough-free!- within minutes. YES, MINUTES! This was nice not just for him, but for the rest of the household who was kept awake or woken up by his coughing fits.
In addition to having the best medicines on hand, there are a few things we do in order to make our sickies a bit more comfortable. We’re always sure to keep them relaxing on the couch with a few key things to keep them more comfortable:
-Pillows and blankets to keep them warm and cozy
-Liquids on hand for sufficient hydration
-Healthy snacks nearby for those rare moments they actually want to eat
-A box of tissues
-Kid-friendly movies to pass the time
Being sick is never fun, but being properly prepared certainly makes it a lot easier to deal with until sickness passes.
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