Surviving “Ravaging Toddler Flu” Season

Lola's IEP Meeting

Let’s face it…if you have a child in school or even a daycare setting then every year around this time you start to prepare yourself for the cold/flu season. I naively thought Lola was one of the healthiest kids I’d ever been around. During her entire first year of life in Costa Rica, she may have had only one cold. I thought because we actually exposed her to life and didn’t sanitize her entire existence that we had sort of one upped her susceptibility to viruses. But that all changed when we moved back to the United States. I realized she just didn’t have exposure to the germs associated with kids because she was never really around them. And then she began preschool this fall and then came...
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