Having a sick kid isn’t good for anyone. As a parent, you feel sympathetic to their current condition, yet in order to best take care of them, you need to stay healthy yourself. Doing this takes skill, practice, and the ability to multitask. And you will definitely develop these skills, because the average child catches between six and 10 colds per year.
The common cold is pretty darn common. Each year, Americans catch approximately one billion colds. Each one will vary in severity, and each person will respond to getting sick differently, but on the whole, colds are fairly innocuous. The flu, on the other hand, has the potential to be deadly. How you respond to each of these,