It’s that time of year again, and your kids will be bringing home more than homework and art projects from school, and sharing more than toys and snacks with friends.  Rhinovirus, influenza, and adenovirus are just a few of the viruses that can bring congestion, fever, sore throat and body aches to you and your family this cold and flu season.  And, while it may impossible to stop these contagious viruses from entering your home and sickening your children, you can fight back by being prepared.  Here are my top 5 natural remedies to have stocked in your medicine cabinet to ease your child’s symptoms, decrease duration of illness, and even prevent them from getting sick all together!

top 5 natural cold and flu remedies for kids