Tag: illness

Family

What A Week – Tonsillitis, Fevers & Exhaustion!

Well, what a week it has been. I am so glad to be sailing into the weekend as I am bleddy exhausted! The week started off with Amelie burning up during Sunday evening, her temperature was high and she was complaining of a sore throat. Earlier that day she had a barky cough, not like croup …

Family, Lifestyle

Coping with Croup

Before I had children I had never heard of Croup, in fact I hadn’t experienced it as a mother until Amelie was around 22 months old. Croup is a condition that affects the windpipe, the voice box and airways to the lungs. When children get croup they have a distinctive barking cough that sounds a …