I always rejoice when school is back in session and fall is here. I love getting back into a great routine (even though summer is dreamy!), and I love the cooler weather, the beautiful colors, and pulling out sweaters and jeans. What I don’t love are the inevitable cold and cough germs that get passed around at school, the gym, and church. As a very busy mom with a whole household to keep healthy, I’m always looking for helpful remedies for the cold and cough season.
We try a lot of methods to prevent the spread of germs. It can feel like an uphill battle with kids though. They touch so many objects and each other. They are in close quarters with classmates who might be coughing and sneezing, or even spreading germs before symptoms appear.
Our tips for preventing colds and sickness
- Stay hydrated! We try to keep fluids available throughout the day. Most kids do not get enough water.
- Probiotics : Find a great probiotic for children. Immune systems are largely connected to the intestinal tract. Our kids have been sick a lot less often when we care consistent with a quality probiotic.
- Always wash hands (or second best – use hand sanitizer) when arriving at and leaving school, daycare, the gym, etc.
- Eat as healthy as possible. Fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as great sources of protein and carbohydrates will help boost your child’s immune system.
- Get plenty of sleep. We always strive to keep our boys on a consistent bedtime routine. We put them to bed 15-30 minutes earlier when we feel like they are run down.
Knock on wood — these tips have helped keep our family fairly free from colds and coughs. But, no matter what, we typically endure one or two rounds of the nasty bugs each season. We have always tried to give our kids the most natural remedies available to avoid adding unnecessary medicines to their little bodies. We choose Hyland’s as a safe, effective, homeopathic medicine.
Why We Choose Hyland’s
Hyland’s 4 Kids Cold ‘n Cough Day and Night Combo Pack with Natural Grape Flavor provides natural relief of common cold symptoms in children including coughing, sneezing, sore throat, runny nose and nasal and chest congestion and occasional sleeplessness.* I love that it provides multi-symptom relief without stimulant side effects. For our family, it is also important that this product is alcohol free, sugar free, and dye free.
Not many cold and cough remedies are available for the toddler age. This formula is designed for kids 2 years old and up. Hyland’s developed this medicine to help kids get the rest they need to heal from colds and coughs.
Hyland’s Homeopathy is the oldest manufacturer of homeopathic medicines in the US. They use the highest quality natural ingredients and in accordance with FDA Good Manufacturing Practices. They have always been driven by the simple scientific proof of how the body can call upon its own natural defenses to heal and restore balance. Today, as countless conventional medicines developed by others prove to produce complicated or even harmful side effects, the need for natural homeopathic medicines that work without side effects is increasing.
Where can you buy Hyland’s?
For the first time, you can now find Hyland’s 4 Kids Cold ’n Cough Day and Night Combo Pack with Natural Grape Flavor exclusively at Costco nationwide. Available now through February 2017, we can stock up on their combo pack to prepare for the cold season at Costco prices.
The upcoming Costco Mom Hour event is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own combo pack along with Hyland’s!
When: Friday, November 4th from 9-10am
Where: Costco – both locations in Colorado Springs (and also 98 warehouses nationwide)
Why: Costco is opening their doors an hour early just for us!
What: Light breakfast, swag (first 100), giveaways, samples and EXCLUSIVE NEW MEMBERSHIP OFFER!
**Can’t attend? Costco is offering the exclusive new membership offer to everyone, regardless of whether you can attend. Register using the link below and simply select the exclusive member offer for non attendees. Upon registering you will have a chance to purchase the membership online for $55. Take that to any warehouse in the US before November 4th and redeem it for the membership card, a $20 gift card and $43 in Costco coupons!
Sign up for the Costco Mom Hour HERE.
Disclaimer: Consult Medical Professional before use. Always read and follow label directions. *The uses for our products are based on traditional homeopathic practice. They have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.