Sunday, June 2, 2013

Baby fevers

For the first time in Clara's life, she had a fever. Tommy and I were beside ourselves with what to do. We couldn't even find our thermometer!! We've never had to use it before! Poor little muffin head was burning to the touch - it was heart wrenching.  Then we experienced another first - puke.  She threw up. She's never done that before.

Needless to say, after a couple good barfing sessions, a nice lukewarm bath, a day of Max and Ruby episodes, and a trip to the store to purchase a thermometer, we are all happy and healthy once again in our house.  We even made it outside to get some fresh air later this afternoon - the cool wind felt nice on this warm day. 

It got me thinking how dang lucky we have been. Clara has had a couple colds -sure- but she is nearly 2.5 years old and she's never had a temp! Or barfed! Or been really sick! And it made me say prayers for all the parents of babies who are sick - really sick - because nothing must be so excruciating. 

1 comment:

  1. She's been at home since birth hasn't she? Could be the lack of exposure to other kids who are sick?



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