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Five Natural Ways to Stay Healthy This Cold Season

This post has been sponsored by Hylands 4 Kids Cough ‘n’ Cold. All opinions are 100% our own. 

Texans often joke about their “winter” experience every year-I can vividly remember spending more than one Christmas in just a long sleeve shirt watching my girls play with their new outside toys.  Sadly though, no matter how mild our winter is we still can’t escape cold season so now is the time I start taking extra actions to make sure my family stays healthy during the winter months. While all of the below five tips are important anytime of the year, it is especially so during cold season since germs are so rampant.

Soak Up Some Sun :: This is where our mellow winters come to our advantage-Vitamin D is best absorbed via sunlight and is a great immunity boosters.  Even as little as 30 minutes a day will make a difference!

Keep Moving :: While you are outdoors getting your sun on, keep that body moving!  I know I’m personally less motivated during the winter months to exercise (hey, I have adorable sweaters to hide the lumps and bumps that tank tops don’t hide) but exercise is another great immunity booster as well as helping us get better sleep which also helps us from getting sick.

Eat Well ::  This is probably the hardest thing for me during the winter months because there are just so many events and parties, all with great foods!  Making sure my family gets their needed nutrients from whole and natural foods is one of the best ways to increase their immunity-so yes we will chow down on some holiday treats but also make sure we are getting our fruits and veggies in too.

Drink Your Water :: I find that I’m naturally more conscious of dehydration during the summer months but that doesn’t mean it is any less important to stay hydrated during the winter months.  Your body’s immune system is compromised when dehydrated so it is incredibly important to keep that water intake up-even if you aren’t feeling as thirsty.

Clean Out Your Sinuses :: Yes, Neti Pots are weird.  My husband is convinced he is going to drown every time he uses it but he always feels so much better after cleaning out his sinuses.  I have found that my family has so many less sinus and cold issues when we are proactively using our Neti Pot instead of only using it when we become ill.

coldcough_valuegrape_front_facingAll of the above tips do help (immensely) to keep my family healthy, but we all know it isn’t fool proof.  Germs still find their way to our bodies no matter how well rested we are and how often we wash our hands.  If you do find one of your littles have come down with a cold this upcoming season-be sure to consider Hylands 4 Kids Cough ‘n’ Cold Day and Night Pack that can be found exclusively at Costco.  Kids like the grape flavor and parents love that this brand (that has been trusted for over a century) safely provides natural relief of common cold symptoms in children including coughing, sneezing, sore throat, runny nose and nasal and chest congestion and occasional sleeplessness.

Hylands 4 Kids Cough ‘n’ Cold is alcohol free, sugar free, and dye free and most importantly their multi-symptom relief is without stimulant side effects.  Another plus is that it is safe for children ages two and up-many other products are not safe for kids until they are older.

Today, as countless conventional medicines developed by others prove to produce complicated or even harmful side effects, the need for natural homeopathic medicines that work without side effects is increasing. Hyland’s stands as a leader in innovations that answer to the changing health needs of our modern world. Hyland’s is committed to helping your kids get back to feeling like themselves.

Hyland’s 4 Kids Cold ‘n Cough Day and Night Combo Pack with Natural Grape Flavor provides natural relief of common cold symptoms in children including coughing, sneezing, sore throat, runny nose and nasal and chest congestion and occasional sleeplessness.

Disclaimer: Consult Medical Professional before use. Always read and follow labels. *The uses for Hylands products are based on traditional homeopathic practice. They have not been reviewed by the Food & Drug Administration. 

Will you be attending our FREE Costco Mom Hour?  Be sure to grab a Hylands 4 Kids Cough ‘n’ Cold Day and Night Pack exclusively at Costco to have on hand-hopefully you won’t have to use it this cold season but if you find the sniffles and coughs have attacked your home, you will be glad to have it!

Have you registered for our Costco Mom Hour yet? Register and join us on Friday, November 4 at 9am at one of the 3 participating locations across the Dallas & Collin County areas for some early holiday shopping, delicious breakfast foods, swag bags for the first 100 attendees loaded with goodies and some awesome giveaways.

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