Monday Must Have List – Handmade for When You’re Sick of Being Sick

After a week of taking care of two sick kids, something handmade to make that process easier is pretty much all I can think about. Summer colds are the worst, but these great etsy finds could make nursing kids with even the yuckiest colds a breeze.

Monster Swipers

Monster Swipers

Monster Swipers from Frank and Me are so cute and utterly useful. Never have to say “don’t use your shirt,” again!

Boo Boo Birdies

Boo Boo Birdies

Just grab one of Daisy Creek’s Boo Boo Birdies from the freezer or pop one into the microwave and your baby bird’s tweet will turn sweet in no time.

Dr. Doc, Nurse Kay, and patient Ernest

Dr. Doc, Nurse Kay, and patient Ernest

The best cure for the doldrums, Dr. Doc, Nurse Kay, and patient Ernest from Angelo’s Play House are a great way for any kid to pass those last few days of too-sick-to-go-out-but-too-well-for-sleep.

Wool Baby Slippers - Poppies

Wool Baby Slippers - Poppies

Hand Knit Hugs’ wool baby slippers are perfect for keeping your sick kiddo’s toesies warm. We’re a big fan of hydrotherapy, so these would be great!

Soft and Fluffy Children's Hooded Towel

Soft and Fluffy Children's Hooded Towel

Warm baths are great for breaking up chest congestion. Wrap your grumpy gus in one of these Hooded Towels from 5 Little Piggies. At least the towel will be snuggly soft even if your kiddo isn’t.

Fishy Fish Cotton Bath Mits

Fishy Fish Cotton Bath Mitts

Swim the soap over your baby and perhaps swipe a snoot and steal a smile with these Fishy Fish cotton bath mitts from Surly Sheep.

Shayna Punam Cold and Cough Balm

Shayna Punam Cold and Cough Balm

Help your babe sleep with this Cold and Cough Balm from Shayna Punam. Sleep, hmmm, I think I remember what that is.

Cape Blanket

Cape Blanket

Frank and Me also make these super cool cape blankets perfect for fighting the flu super hero style!

Herbie or Holly the Hippo

Herbie or Holly the Hippo

Boppie’s Kids toys look perfect for cuddling and carrying around, plus hippos make kids happy!

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2 responses to “Monday Must Have List – Handmade for When You’re Sick of Being Sick

  1. gah! I hate it when the kids are sick…just catching up on my blog reading, so I’m sure they are all better by now :)

    I think the boo boo birdies are the cutest things! Oh, and that hippo!! sweet.

    • emilyflippinmaruna

      We are indeed all better. Thanks! Is it hot in Chicago yet? It was crazy hot here while we were sick, but now its cooled off again.

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