How to Build a 'Sick Day Survival Kit' for Your Kids

reaching for tissues from the bed sick day

When you least expect it, instead of rolling out of bed and getting ready for school, your little kid will start with the sniffles and then you'll know immediately: today is a sick day. So instead of scurrying and figuring out how you'll adjust the plans for the day, have your own ready-made strategy. You need a sick day survival kit.

It takes a little bit of comforting, some distraction, and a lot of entertainment to get the kids through the dreaded day, but it's possible.

Here is what you need to stock up and build your very own sick day survival kit:


kid sick on a sofa

How do you prepare for sick days at home?


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