Cold and Flu season has to be one of the more stressful times of the year when you’re a parent. Kids bring so many germs and illnesses home from school it can be scary when it then spreads around your household, especially when you have a baby. We do try to keep cold and flu to a minimum at home by having products on hand that help keep symptoms at bay. Here are a few of our favourite devices that work wonders this time of year:
One of the things we like to have on hand throughout the winter months is the Braun ThermoScan®7 thermometerbecause it puts our minds at ease when the kids start showing signs of sickness. With it’s wide angle probe, The ThermoScan® 7 is able to give you accurate measurements for the entire family, including the small ear canal of your newborn baby. These retail at Walmart for $89.99 and I promise they’re worth every penny!
The Braun ThermoScan®7 thermometer features Braun’s Age Precision® Technology and is the only thermometer that pre-warms the tip to 34 degrees Celsius to achieve professional accuracy and provide extra comfort for your child. Its display features a built-in night light for use in darker environments so it’s easy to read too. The thermometer is fast, easy and gentle to use and I love that it has disposable probe covers which helps prevent the spreading of germs!
Another great product to have in your home this cold and flu season is the Vicks® FilterFree Cool Mist Humidifier. We have three school aged children so you can imagine how many germs they bring home from their classes everyday. We try to avoid getting sick at all costs and find using the Vicks humidifier regularly in our kids rooms helps keep everyone relatively healthy. It fights against unwanted viruses, dry skin, sleep, nosebleeds, sore throats and stuffy noses. Vicks Humidifiers also help restore moisture to their rooms and the mist control regulates humidity levels, which can gives the kids relief of coughing, sneezing and congestion during cold and flu season.
The Vicks humidifier is really easy to use with its removable tank and handle for filling. You wouldn’t believe how quiet it is too! We have it right beside Alex’s crib and it never disturbs his sleep. The humidifier can also be used with the Vicks® VapoPads® which add southing vapours through the air for added relief and comfort! We enjoy the lavender and menthol ones the most.
I also wanted to mention the Braun Nasal Aspirator. If you have a baby then you know how difficult it is to clean their little nose when they have a cold. This device allows for gentle suction with high and low suction levels that can be quickly shut off. All of the parts are detachable making it easy to clean too. I like that this is also very quiet device so it won’t frighten your little one.
All of these items can be found at www.Walmart.ca. I hope you found this post helpful! **If you’d like to enter for a chance to WIN a Braun ThermoScan®7 thermometer and Vicks humidifier leave a comment below and let me know what your favourite feature is about these products. I’ll draw a winner on Jan 24 2020.**
This post was sponsored by Vicks and Braun however all thoughts and opinions are completely my own.