Soothe your child's stuffy nose with a calming eucalyptus bath. Credit: Amazon With over-the-counter children's cough and cold medicines coming under major scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, many parents are searching fo...Soothe your child's stuffy nose with a calming eucalyptus bath.
Respiratory syncytial virus can be dangerous for babies and children younger than 2. Credit: Getty ImagesIf your little one's cough seems to be getting worse, it may be time to visit the doctor, as it could signal something more serious than jus...When a cough gets worse, it might be more than just the common cold.
Teach your kids to sneeze or cough into a tissue or their elbow to help prevent a cold from spreading. Credit: Getty Images With Halloween knocking at the door and Thanksgiving just around the corner, you know those dreaded sniffles an...Ah-choo! Cooler weather means it's cold season. Here are tips to help save on Kleenex this season.
Star light, star bright, I wish my cold would go away tonight. Credit: VicksThe American Academy of Pediatrics recommends using a cool mist humidifier throughout the winter months, to help relieve congestion and coughs for kids. So, why not us...The Starry Night Cool Moisture Humidifier projects stars on the ceiling and helps relieve congestion. Sorry, it's for the kids.
The pharmacy in my local grocery store is currently offering free antibiotics as part of a health and wellness initiative. To promote the freebies, signs reading "You didn't pay for the germs. Why pay for the antibiotics?" are on display throughout t...
Yesterday, Sandy Maple wrote about teaching her daughter to blow her nose and the Kleenex website that could help. Today, I offer another alternative -- a school that is teaching kids how to blow their noses properly. Unfortunately, it's in England, ...
Last winter, the FDA put out an advisory warning parents and caretakers that children under the age of two shouldn't be given over-the-counter cough and cold medications. A leading physicians group, Public Citizen's Health Research Group, thinks that...
Although there are mixed reviews out there as to whether or not caffeine is good or bad for the developing baby and pregnant mother, I find caffeine makes me a bit wiggy, so I've been avoiding it. But I still like to use the coffee excuse to sneak ou...
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