It’s that time of year. Runny noses and chesty coughs. My kids seemed to be hanging onto a minor cold forreeeevvvveeeerrrr.
I sort of blame myself. About a week ago we were invited to the park to play with a new friend and I hated to pass it up. It seemed they were almost over their colds, so I figured if they were bundled up we’d be fine (it was a sunny 40 degrees). They had a ball, but we all payed the price. Their cough flared up, and my 4 year old hardly slept a wink that night.
Jeanne has shared a lemon-ginger-honey homemade cough syrup that I think tastes as good as candy, but my kids weren’t feeling it. We’ve used it before (and it works wonders), but like many kids (and grown-ups) they change their mind a lot!
I ran to the co-op that morning, and grabbed the most familiar children’s cough syrup they had.
It’s inexpensive. It works. My kids like it. So it’s a winner in my book.
I purchased it locally, but it’s available HERE in our Amazon store.
I don’t stress too much about colds, as it gives their little immunities a chance to get a work out. But (because I can’t help myself) I’ve also been feeding my kids lots of bone broth (disguised in Tortilla Soup) and upping their probiotics.
Happy to report we’re on the up and up!
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