Three Flu Season Tips for Keeping the Kids Comfortable
It’s cold outside, and your kids are feeling sluggish. They might even be getting some seasonal sniffles, coughs, or fevers. You’ve got one main goal in mind: keeping everyone in your family safe, cozy, and comfortable.
When it comes to cold and flu season, FIORA® paper products can help. After reaching for the chicken soup and a pillow, reaching for facial tissues or other paper products may be high on your list. Here are a few tips from FIORA’s resident moms — ideas that pair really well with a sneeze and a snuggle.
Teach your child to “catch their cough.”
During cold and flu season coughs and sneezes come on fast, and because a box of tissues isn’t always within reach, it’s important to teach your kids to “catch” their coughs and sneezes in the crook of their elbow. This technique helps kids avoid getting germs on their hands, and is a quick and easy way to help stop the spread of bacteria and viruses.
Cool fevers with a damp paper towel.
If your child gets a fever, a cooling compress to the forehead can offer some relief. A fever is the body warming up to fight an infection, but it makes us uncomfortable. A cool, damp FIORA® paper towel compress can help cool the body when placed on an area where we typically lose a lot of heat (like the head!). That, along with your soothing reassurance, will go a long way in helping your child feel a little better.
Tuck a tissue box in every nook.
Since it is the season for sneezes and sniffles, It’s not a bad idea to stock up on some extra FIORA® tissues, too. You can offer a box in the kitchen, the living room, the playroom, the bathrooms, and your bedrooms. Having tissues handy cuts down on snotty sleeves and open sneezes, and each affordable box offers a little bit of extra comfort to every member of your household.
FIORA® is wishing you a safe and cozy time at home with your families during these winter months.
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