Hang in There, Momma

Bean was sick all weekend. He’s had a fever since Friday, which peaked on Sunday at 103 degrees (taken under his arm, so add about a degree to that reading… wowza). We just could not get that fever to break, even rotating between Tylenol and Motrin, which usually does the trick for Bean. Little Man was just puny. I took him to the doctor yesterday and the diagnosis was a sinus infection. Poor buddy. Then, this afternoon at school, our daycare called to say that Gracie had a low grade…

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Cooling a Fever in the Middle of the Night

(First, I am not a doctor.  I am not trained in the medical profession at all, except for that one summer in college when I worked as a receptionist in Chris’ uncle’s surgical office.  But all I learned then about the medical profession was not to double-book appointments.  Any time your child is running a fever, please consult your pediatrician.  Then your mom.  Then your best friend.  Then your best friend’s mom.  Then Google.  Basically, talk to someone in real life.  These are just tips to use in addition to…

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