This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own.
If there is one thing I have learned time, after time, after time again, it’s that you can’t choose when sickness strikes your house. And there is something about the holidays that make being sick so much worse. Because the thing worse than missing one of your favorite holiday events, is being a parent that has to tell your child they can’t go.
I remember breaking the bad news to Emily one year that she was going to have to miss out. It broke her little heart and she insisted that she had made a “miraculous” recovery and was perfectly fine. But the fever she had and the look in those tired eyes told me otherwise. I’m not sure who cried more that evening.
In our home we go to great lengths to try to keep the germs away, but our attempts aren’t always successful. No matter how hard we try to fight and defend our home from germs, sickness showing its unwelcome face is eventually bound to happen. Having a sick kid is hard, so hard. But there are a few things we’ve learned throughout the years that help to make things a little more manageable.