Having three kids of school age means that they spend five days a week in a petri dish of germs. When they were younger they tended to catch more bugs, but it’s gotten better as they’ve grown up. Part of it is due to the fact that they know to wash their hands, and part of it is because they’ve already had a number of the common colds and had built immunity.
I don’t like being sick because I don’t have time to be sick, and I don’t like my husband to get sick because it turns onto the dreaded Man Cold. Here are a few tips to fight off colds and flu that work for us to either stop us from catching anything or to temper the sickness so it’s not as bad as it could be.