Our bodies’ normal temperature is around 37 degrees Celsius. An elevated fever or high temperature, is anything above that, and is not an illness itself, but rather a symptom of some other underlying condition, most often an infection.
A fever can easily be treated at home, on the advice of your doctor or Pediatrician, by the administration of medication (eg. Paracetamol) or sponging off your child with tepid water. However, there are certain instances in which you should call your Pediatrician right away:
Continue reading What Your Pediatrician Wants You To Know #2
I’m having one of those “where has the year gone to?” moments, and with this I’ve realised that Father’s Day is around the corner again. So, who has organised gifts already? Mmm…
Let’s face it, it’s difficult to buy gifts for men. Women are pretty easy creatures – believe it or not. A few smellies from Woolies or a nice bunch of flowers and we’re happy. But men are a different story! If you’re struggling with ideas for Father’s Day gifts, read on. Continue reading 5 Easy-Peezy Father’s Day Gift Ideas
So, I’ve decided to start a new series called “What Your Paeditrician Wants You To Know”, because, let’s just say I’m privy to some information that I thought you might benefit from. So this series will be all about random facts, tips and tricks that you may, or may not have come across during the visits to your doctor. Please make sure you are familiar with my DISCLAIMER and be reminded that any info you may find on Penelope & Bella should not take preference over any other info or instruction you may receive from your doctor, paediatrician, or any other medical professional.
Continue reading What Your Pediatrician Wants You To Know #1
I’m a firm believer in me time, although I complain I don’t get enough of it. Despite knowing the importance of quality time for myself, I’ve never actually scheduled it in my diary. I have a feeling this is about to change 🙂 Continue reading Twenty “Me Time” Ideas
It’s been one of those weeks. I’m tired, I’m crabby, no one listens and there’s a wet towel lying on the floor again! Grrrr…..
I need a break, just two days… alright, one day… okay, give me an hour and you’ve got yourself a deal. Continue reading My Tips For Not Losing It With Your Kids