Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Tuesday Tip Jar

I know the cold and flu season has pretty much passed at this point so this tip may seem too late to be of any use. But, if your little ones struggle with seasonal allergies, hay fever type stuffiness, or summer colds, this tip could still be useful.

Like many other moms I know, I've been caught trying to give medicine to one of the Vikings after being woke up out of a dead sleep in the middle of the night. I'm not a big detail person on a good night's sleep so add some sleep interruption/deprivation and I'm even worse. But, obviously, giving accurate meds to my babies is vitally important.

So, in the interest of not having to call my pediatrician at 4am just to ask how much Tylenol, Benerdryl, or other medicine to give to one Viking or the other because it's *NEVER* written on the box or inserts (LOL), I've come to depend on this site.

Also, I've shared this Dr Sears site with my pediatrician practice and they are fine with the doses it recommends. And, all it requires me to do is keep track of the Vikings' weights. I've printed out the Tylenol chart and keep the kids' most recent weigh-in from the ped in the upper right corner. Always there when I need it. Safe dose. Quicker help. Happier babies. Happy momma.

So, stop by Blogmommas.com for Tuesday Tip Jar to see the other great tips they're collecting!


Rebecca said...

It is always so good to have a sited to reference for this stuff.

Happy Tuesday!

Heather @ Not a DIY Life said...

awesome tip! I'll have to check that out!