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In my post last week, I complained of having thrown the kitchen sink at my 4-day-old sore throat, and asked for you to submit remedies that I hadn’t already captured. Well, I had no idea how big the kitchen sink really was! I got tons of remedies from both Facebook “Likers” and blog comments, and as promised, I have compiled and collected all of them below. Boy, did I learn a lot. I hope you will too! PS – My sore throat lasted 9 days total. What ended up helping get rid of it was a suggestion from one of … Continue reading
At this point, I am an old hand when it comes to nursing a croupy child back to health. I think we are on Croup version 6.0 in my house – well, that depends on whether you count what I mistakenly thought was croup, but was actually whooping cough. As I type this, my daughter is coughing and sounding like a barking seal, it gets worse while she’s sleeping (or lying down, basically), and it gets worse at night. Last night was night 3, so if conventional wisdom is correct, she is over the worst of it, and we’ll be … Continue reading