Practical Parenting Ideas: Tips for staying healthy this cold/ flu season

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Tips for staying healthy this cold/ flu season

With the colder months in Utah quickly approaching, it's time to start thinking about additional ways to keep the family healthy. Hopefully you already have some good habits, but in the winter-time you'll want to do even more. From extra handwashing and general healthy habits, there's a lot you can do to help avoid illness.

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  1. A cold is your body's way of telling you to take a break. We think of common colds as being minor illnesses and often try to ignore them and go on about our daily routines; this often drags out the symptoms and prolongs the illness.

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  2. During cold and flu season, step up the hand-washing routine reminders. Since the two illnesses share some similar symptoms, and both come during "cold and flu season," the two often run together in people's minds. While there is no way to cure the common cold or the flu, there are several things that you and your family can do to prevent them and stay healthy this season.Baby Crib Reviews