Cold and flu season is officially here and that means that the chances of one of our family members getting sick is almost inevitable. With all of the cold and flu germs that are going around this time of year, we want you to be prepared jut in case someone in your family gets sick. As you go through these next few months, make sure you stock your house with these must-have products.
Having a humidifier in your child’s room increases air moisture for easier breathing and a good night’s sleep . This Crane Cool Mist Humidifier can help relieves cough, cold, and flu symptoms, nasal congestion, dry cough, sinus irritation, nose bleeds, and dry skin which are common occurrences during the winter months.
Adding a little fun to the humidifier, Crane has a wide variety of kid-friendly items including elephants, dragons, penguins and more! You can purchase the Crane Cool Mist Humidifier for $49.99 on the Crane website and retailers like Diapers.com, Amazon, and Target.
When you have a little one that is congested but are too small to blow their own nose, use the NoseFrida Snotsucker. The Snotsucker was doctor invented and recommended. It’s a natural, hygienic baby booger buster. Simply place the tube at the nostril of your child’s nose and suck the snot out. Don’t worry, there’s a filter to prevent anything from going into the tubing. It’s easy to use and easy to clean. You can purchase it online at retailers such as Amazon, BuyBuyBaby, and local stores such as Target and CVS.
Runny noses leaves us reaching for a tissue a lot. After a while, the dryness of a tissue can irritate noses. Boogie Wipes not only help combat that, but also help dissolve boogies. They are made with saline to help break down all of those boogies in your little one’s nose. They also help moisturize their little noses each time they are being wiped. You can purchase Boogie Wipes online and at your local drugstore for $3.99.
It’s easy for your little one to get dehydrated when they are sick. It’s important that we make sure that they are properly hydrated. Ella’s Kitchen Organic Coconut water Electrolyte Drink are made with organic coconut water, and fruits and vegetables with naturally occurring electrolytes. These natural electrolytes help replenish nutrients our littles ones lose when they are sick. This drink is a great natural solution for when little ones are feeling under the weather. Purchase at local drug stores and Target, Walgreens.
Everyone loves Elmo! And now he’s here to the rescue when your little one is sick. The Kinsa Sesame Street Ear Thermometer has a comfortable ear probe that is gentle on your child’s ear. You can easily take their temperature when they are sleeping to not disturb their peacefulness. With the touch of a button, the Kinsa Smart Ear Thermometer takes an accurate read in one second. Yes, that fast! It connects to your phone to help you keep track of your little one’s temperature and Available at local drugstores and on Amazon for $59.99.
Give their little noses some relief from congestion with these saline drops. Saline naturally breaks up mucus and these drops help give your little one some relief from congestion. Find these at your local drug store.
There is nothing worse than dry and cracked skin during these winter months, and it’s even worse when your little one is sick and is always wiping their nose. Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment is a multi-purpose ointment can be used for many of your baby’s skin needs. It helps bring back moisture and protect those areas that need it most. You can find the Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment at your local drug store.
There’s one thing you don’t want to do when someone in your house is sick and that’s spread germs. Keeps these wipes handy and keep everyone’s hands clean. These wipes are alcohol-free which moisturizes your skin while also protecting them from germs. Available online at Diapers.com, Amazon, and local retailers such as Target.
Make sure to keep areas around the house free of germs with these Disinfecting Wipes from Seventh Generation. They kill 99.99% of household germs botanically and are effective against cold and flu viruses. Find them at your local grocery store and Target.
Naturally get rid of your child’s cough and soothe their throat with this formula from Zarbee’s. It’s made with antioxidant-rich dark honeys which has vitamins, minerals , and antioxidants. You can purchase at Target and CVS.
*Because doctor’s recommend not giving babies under 12 months honey, Zarbee’s makes a Baby syrup made with organic agave syrup with thyme extract and natural grape or cherry flavors goes down easily to soothe your baby’s irritated throat.