Keep the flu bug away from your kids
Prevent flu from agonizing your kids. Your child is constantly surrounded by germs and bacteria everywhere. With this in mind especially in the "flu season", it is important that you take some precaution. Get tips on protecting your kid from the flu bug without being a hypochondriac or overdoing it.
How to prevent flu...
There are medical options to look into or simple common sense actions you could practice to limit the chances of your kids catching the flu bug. The following should be helpful, without making you and everyone else go overboard in the quest to stay "protected" and prevent flu from agonizing your family...
Clean all toys thoroughly
Teach your child the proper way to wash hands
Some parents have found that encouraging their child to sing or hum a particular tune or song until its end, effectively gets the child to stay put long enough to wash their hands thoroughly.
Confinement may be a viable option
Besides keeping your child up-to-date with all the school assignments, you would also have to be prepared to entertain a restless little one, as coping with confinement is not something kids are good at.
Introduce them to face masks
Telling your child, its part of a spy game, where he/she is a secret agent is ok, if your child is still a toddler, but this probably wont work for older kids. With older kids, you have to make them understand the importance of wearing the mask to keep the flu germs away.