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If you're like me, your little one’s are always fighting a viral infection. Here are some strategies to help keep you and yours healthy this fall.
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Anyone who knows me knows that my kids are ALWAYS sick. Laura-Leigh (5) is the strongest of the
three, Jamie and Ryan pick up EVERYTHING.
Ryan (2) has a consistent runny nose.
I am constantly cancelling playdates as generally someone is sick, and I jokingly call myself Florence Nightingale.
There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding viral infections, so hopefully this article will help parents understand them better.
Firstly, what is a
A viral infection is a disease that can be caused
by different kinds of viruses, of which the influenza-virus is best known. A
viral infection can be in different places in the body, some viruses are mainly
in the intestine, while others prefer the lungs and airways. Viral infections can cause illnesses as minor
as the common cold (common because we get them so regularly!).
Secondly, what can we
do to reduce the chances of our kids getting viral infections?
I have done a little research on how Moms can improve their kids’ immune systems and fight these annoying viruses and
here is what I have learned:
At bedtime the other night Jamie (3) said to me “Mommy, I’m
sick, can Daddy bring me to the doctors to get fixed?” Writing this blog has inspired me to do my
utmost to fix him without the doctor.
Never a dull moment in this house.
And Let’s beat these viruses!!!
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