Category: Sickness

There once was a child who swallowed a screw

“I ate a screw.” Life is never dull with young children, except I wish it wasn’t quite as exciting as a four-year-old swallowing a hunk of metal.

Sniffing my life away

Seasonal allergies or a fall cold? Who knows? Who cares? I have hardcore “seasonal” allergies that require me to take allergy meds ever day of the damn year, but sometimes the symptoms get worse than ever. Sneeze City, population: me. Ew, this makes me… Continue Reading “Sniffing my life away”

P is for pollen

Hey there, hay fever. There’s nothing like a hot, dry summer day to bring out the itchy, watery eyes — and the sneezing, sniffling, and dry cough that can go along with it. If your child has a pollen allergy, you’re no doubt going… Continue Reading “P is for pollen”

Reader giveaway (NOW CLOSED) Vicks Starry Night Cool Moisture Humidifier / Braun ThermoScan Ear Thermometer

Who has kids? *pretty much every single reader raises their hands* Who has kids who are sick ALL THE TIME because of day-care/preschool/elementary school germies? *Aforementioned parents heave both exhausted arms in the air* Guys, this is a goodie. I’ve teamed up with Vicks… Continue Reading “Reader giveaway (NOW CLOSED) Vicks Starry Night Cool Moisture Humidifier / Braun ThermoScan Ear Thermometer”

Mommy can’t yell. Her throat’s too sore.

Seriously, am I really doing back-to-back posts on sickness? Is this what this blog has become? Well, yes. Sickness is all around us these days, as we talked about the other day. Except this is the kind of sickness that is moving past the… Continue Reading “Mommy can’t yell. Her throat’s too sore.”