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Chicken Pox!

11th July 2016

Chicken Pox finally hit here last week. Just the 4 year old so far but I’m expecting (and hoping) the 2 year old will get it in the next couple of weeks too. Seren has avoided it several times over the past 3 years and I was starting to think she might be immune. The virus had gone round nursery again in May, Seren’s best friends got it too, and I was a bit scared the girls would get it and miss out on being bridesmaids at the beginning of June.

Once the wedding was out of the way, I was keeping everything crossed that they would finally catch it, I wanted it done and dusted before Seren starts school in September.

She didn’t suffer too badly really, a bit of a sore throat and itchy spots. She mostly refused medicine but let me put some Poxclin mousse on a couple of times. She slept well at night and dozed on the sofa in front of the TV for a couple of days.

When she felt able, she spent some time making faces with the Melissa & Doug Make a Face Sticker Pad – this is currently her favourite quiet time activity and she makes the faces up as if they were people we know (well a sort of representation of them!).

On the 5th day she bounded out of bed, full of life again though she still has quite a few red, crusted over spots.

Hopefully Imogen fares as well when she comes down with it!

Linking up with Donna at What The Redhead Said for Living Arrows. See our year of Living Arrows 2015 – A Year of Living Arrows.

3 Comments

  • Reply Leanne 11th July 2016 at 10:07 am

    Ahhh she is still gorgeous! Bless her

  • Reply Confessions of a New Mummy 15th July 2016 at 9:27 pm

    Oh bless her, she was lucky to get through it so easily (and you!). I dread the day the pox hits us, so far we’ve dodged it 😉

  • Reply Donna 16th July 2016 at 9:16 pm

    We haven’t had chicken pox here yet – and I’m dreading it. She looks so happy despite the pox though! x
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