Can I just put out there what everyone already knows? Being sick with a cough or cold (or the dreaded flu) totally sucks, but especially when you're a mom. Oh, your entire body aches, your head feels like it's going to explode, and you're hacking up a lung? Yeah, well someone needs their butt wiped, which apparently takes precedence over everything else including the fact that you feel like you're dying.
Well, what if I told you that there are some kick-ass natural remedies for colds and coughs that work within minutes PLUS are way cheaper than dropping $20 on some over-the-counter cold medicine or cough syrup (that doesn't even work and you can't use on children anyways!).
I mean, yeah, in a perfect world we wouldn't be getting sick in the first place because we'd be eating whole foods, resting as much as our body was telling us to, and not drinking that rewarding glass of wine every night. But that's not real life! Well there's a natural remedy for preventing colds and coughs before they even start, but that's a whole other blog post.
Here's are my tried-and-true, tested on my family natural remedies for colds and coughs (including my 5-year-old who is usually patient zero for most of our sicknesses):