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Talking About Health: 5 Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy on the Inside

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Since my first child was born, nine years ago, I’ve absolutely delighted in being a mama. I care about the health of myself – to be there for them – and I care deeply about their health. I’m proud to be partnering with DocuSol® Kids on this post.

AD These are my routines and must-have products for keeping my children healthy both on the inside and on the outside, especially during cold and flu season

I probably say this every winter, but it’s been a bit of a rough one this year!

I feel like we’re dodging germs left and right. We got together with so many loved ones in the beginning of winter – and many of the little ones were sick. Now my kids go to school every day, as well as after-school activities, play dates, parties, and more! Not to mention that we flew to Florida and back last week and could hear coughing all through the flights. No doubt parenting during cold and flu season can be tougher when you’re focused on keeping your kids well, and making sure they have plenty of rest. Like many parents – I want my kids to have it all. Hard work, play, and happiness.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy on the Inside:

1 – Encourage imagination, play, and exercise. It’s amazing how similar it is to us adults! If you move your body, your body improves! And that definitely includes digestion. My kids seem to have endless energy and I LOVE that.

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2 – Encourage your kid to wash their hands consistently, and not only that, but WELL. Raise your hand if you have a kid who runs water for a second, maybe sticks the tips of their fingers under it, and then shouts, “I’m done!” Yeah… no. My kids have to use good, old-fashioned soap and warm water – up to their wrists – and for 30 seconds, at least! Kids can’t wash their hands all day long, but we emphasize hand washing before meals, after using the bathroom, after playing with our pets – especially our chickens – and after sneezing, coughing, etc. I’ve definitely seen a difference lately!

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3 – Always offer healthy meals and snacks, and limit exposure to added sugar. That said, don’t ban junk food or label foods as “good” or “bad.” We make sure to allow occasional “junk food” – along with many healthy options – so that kids don’t see foods as forbidden, and therefore more desirable. I didn’t have the same experience as a kid and I suffered for it!

AD These are my routines and must-have products for keeping my children healthy both on the inside and on the outside, especially during cold and flu season

4 – Sleep and vitamins. Yes, I totally put these together. That’s because #5 is pretty important, so #4 has to be powerful too! My kids take multi-vitamins and a daily probiotic. And they keep a consistent bedtime. I think they need it!

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5 – We keep DocuSol® Kids on hand at home. It is designed for general constipation relief and is safe and effective for children aged 2-12. Plus, it provides relief within 15 minutes. And since it works within 2-15 minutes, there is no waiting overnight. As my husband says, why wait overnight when DocuSol® Kids provides relief within 15 minutes? *Source: Federal Register / Vol. 50, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 15, 1985 / Proposed Rules; pgs. 2124-2158.

AD These are my routines and must-have products for keeping my children healthy both on the inside and on the outside, especially during cold and flu season

AD These are my routines and must-have products for keeping my children healthy both on the inside and on the outside, especially during cold and flu season

AD These are my routines and must-have products for keeping my children healthy both on the inside and on the outside, especially during cold and flu season

The product is a mini-enema, and many parents find themselves needing something they can trust to help their kids. Click here to find out more about DocuSol® Kids for relief and to get back to living life with your kids – and having fun too!

There are issues I came across while babysitting, so I was more prepared in that way to provide relief for kids. Now that I have kids, I’m thankful to DocuSol® Kids for providing my kids with fast and easy relief. And they absolutely love the giraffe on the box! Des has a stuffed giraffe (above) that he sleeps with every night, thanks to DocuSol® Kids.

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AD These are my routines and must-have products for keeping my children healthy both on the inside and on the outside, especially during cold and flu season

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So, how do you keep your kids healthy on the inside?

Disclaimer: The material contained is for reference purposes only and obtained through public domain. Each healthcare facility shall employ their own practice guidelines. DocuSol® Kids and Alliance Labs does not assume responsibility for patient care or the accuracy of the process of information presented. Consult a physician to use by critically ill patients. Copyright 2018.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DocuSol® Kids.

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3 Comments

    1. Yeah, seriously. When I called in Des sick to school on Friday, the secretary said, “Knock on wood.. but that’s like the only illness called in today.” I hope it’s a rising trend!

  1. Those are great tips, Tamara. And that mini-enema sounds SO helpful in times of need. Do they have one that works in 15 minutes for adults? I sure would love to know! *Asking for a friend* 😉

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