Sickness {The Ordinary Moments}

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LP and Little Man often have coughs and colds. Apparently the average 7-11 year old has up to ten of those sorts of viruses a year which sounds about right for our two. But, they aren’t often sicker than that. They just have the sniffles and get on with it.

About ten days ago, though, Little Man woke up in the middle of the night being sick and carried on being sick every hour. He was fine the next day but missed a couple of days of school and had a lot of time to watch TV and play Lego.

Yesterday morning LP woke up at 7am being sick. She had a raging temperature and kept being sick for the next few hours. Thankfully by lunchtime her stomach had settled and she was on the mend, much happier and just tired.

We cancelled all our weekend plans and are spending the weekend in our pyjamas. I’m hoping now that the children have been sick and that’s it, no more sickness for a while again. It’s really not nice seeing the children out of sorts and aside from giving cuddles and Calpol you feel quite helpless over what else you can do. I guess another weekend resting was in order!

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8 Comments

  1. how horrid. We had a sickness bug just before Christmas and it was a nightmare. Thankfully, in a house of seven, three managed to get away without catching it! I hope they are both feeling better now x

  2. The poor little ones, it’s awful when there isn’t much you can do to help. Fingers crossed they will have no more sickness other than the usually occasional colds

  3. Gosh – your weekend sounds a bit like mine – cancelling all plans and going with the flow. I hope that the kids feel better and that things get can back to normal for you x

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