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Little Remedies teams up with blogger for cold/flu tips
January 30th, 2013
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Amid this year's busy cold and flu season, Little Remedies has partnered with a well-known blogger and mother to help parents keep their kids healthy through the winter months.
The children's medicine brand, part of Prestige Brands Holdings Inc., said Tuesday that Colleen Padilla of ClassyMommy.com, a mother of two, has join with Little Remedies to share some tips on how kids can avoid spreading germs and getting sick.
Her advice includes the following: Wash hands frequently and encourage kids to follow suit by putting out fun, kid-friendly soap dispensers; ensure your child's friends aren't sick when they get together to play (and vice versa); tell kids to sneeze or cough into their forearm or elbow to help prevent the spread of germs and to not get germs on their hands; be sure to dress warm when there's cold weather; and clean high-traffic surfaces in your house regularly to rid them of germs.
"As a parent, I am always concerned and aware of what goes into my children's little bodies," Padilla commented. "With Little Remedies products, I know that I don't have to worry about what I'm giving them because I know that they are getting everything they need and nothing more."
Prestige Brands noted that the Little Remedies products follow the philosophy of "less is more" while providing parents with effective products to support the health and well-being of their child. The company said the brand's over-the-counter medicines contain only what is needed to make a child feel better — no saccharin, alcohol, artificial flavors, artificial coloring, dyes or harmful preservatives.
Little Remedies' lineup includes products to combat cold and flu, allergies and stomach ailments, as well as one of the only brand-name fever reducers for infants now on the market: Little Remedies for Fevers Infant Fever/Pain Reliever, acccording to the company.