29, May 2014

Yesterday showered us with cold rain and kept us housebound for most of the day.  I had every intention of brightening up my toddler’s otherwise dreary day with a post nap bubble bath.  When my little guy woke from his two hour mid afternoon respite though, he was on fire.  He had developed his first real fever yesterday.


We have been blessed with an otherwise healthy baby in the past 18 months.  He has had some minor sniffles, lots of teething symptoms, a winter cold and some general not feeling well symptoms but has never spiked a fever.  Yesterday was met with a 102.8 fever.  His little toddler body was on fire.  He was fussy and not his usual self.  He required lots of snuggles, stories and liquids.  He also required a bubble bath and some Tylenol to help cool him down and break his fever.  Today we are in recovery mode.  I hope it is a short and quick recovery for this little guy.  I hear the weekend is going to be sunny!


How do you treat your little one’s fevers?   Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset


















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One Response to “on fire”

  1. Tricia says:

    Oh fevers are so tough. They really do feel as though they are on fire! But baths and tylenol are the keys here too. And lots of cuddling and just being. That’s the only good thing about fevers – the cuddles.
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