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Tips to Survive Cold and Flu Season

Blog Post Disclosure BannerWe’re dealing with sick days again. In fact we haven’t slowed down on sick days since the school year started. The kids deal with sneezes, sore throats, headaches and coughs on almost a daily basis.  I try my best to be a good mom and keep them home when they are aren’t feeling well but if they stayed home for every sniffle they may never get an education. I’m sharing tips from Kleenex to survive cold and flu season.

 96% of school nurses agree that when a child comes to school sick, other children tend to catch his or her virus

I know this is true but it is really hard to send kids to school germ free, it’s actually quite impossible. But I feel like if take some smart steps I can lessen the spread of germs going out and coming in.

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Each day we start with a healthy and filling breakfast with vitamins on the side. I encourage frequent hand washing. I keep boxes of Kleenex to keep sneezes contained. I enforce age appropriate bedtimes so kids stay well rested.

Cold and flu season has always been unpredictable. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), although epidemics of cold and flu happen every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season varies from one year to another. That means that the cold and flu can hit your family without warning, and if you aren’t prepared with cold and flu essentials like Kleenex Everyday Tissue, you might be left scrambling and playing catch up after sickness has entered your home.

Kleenex is bringing you tips and advice to keep you own family healthy and happy through the height of cold and flu season. Find additional information on how to prepare your home and family to avoid sickness or at least handle it better if it does happen.