My children begged and begged and begged for a dog. I never wanted one. I didn’t grow up with animals in the house. To me they were smelly, prone to shed hair everywhere, track dirt through the house, and be one more thing for me to deal with once the novelty of having a dog wore off. Now my kids tease me now because I have more photos of the dog on my phone than I do of them.
Are OTC cough and cold medicines effective? Are cough and cold medicine safe for children? Do natural cures even work? It’s hard to know which advice is best. That’s why we’ve put together the following cheat sheet of cough and cold medicine information for parents wondering just how to treat their sick child. Hopefully it’s advice that will not only help your kids feel better, but will help you feel better, too.