Having a sick child is one of the toughest struggles parents can face. The desire to help them feel better and the knowledge that there’s sometimes nothing to be done but wait it out is horribly frustrating for both parent and child. When there’s nothing you can offer but comfort, picking out a few books, toys, and cuddly stuffed animals can help smooth out the bumps during a rough period.
Children who are old enough to eat honey but still too young for cold medicine can get some relief with these cough syrups that use honey to coat the throat and relieve irritation. The nighttime version includes a dose of melatonin to get your little one to sleep faster and more easily.
A sympathetic ear and a long Netflix queue is a good place to start when searching for relief for sick little ones, and we’ve heard that this soft and huggable Grover is a great listener.