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Tummy Bug Survival Kit

Since we’re in the thick of the tummy bug from hell, I figured I might as well jot this all down before I suffer from momnesia before the next time around and I’ll make all of the same mistakes. This stomach virus began ravaging our family about ten days ago, and I have figured out a few things since then. (Or if I am being honest, my dear friends and family have made kind suggestions that have served us well.)

So, if your little one is suffering from the annual (or in our case, bi-annual) stomach virus, this list will hopefully make your life a little bit easier until you emerge on the other side of the dark, dark, tummy bug tunnel. Solidarity, mamas. read more

Captain’s Log: The Pestilence Continues

September 27, 2014

The pestilence continues without abatement on the good ship Bass. The stomach virus is a cruel mistress. ‘Twas the night before last she claimed her third victim. I was awoken from a deep slumber by the telltale sounds of gagging and coughing in the wee hours of the morning. I ran into the bunk of crew member Rose to find exactly what I had hoped not to find. I prepared to swab the deck yet again while the Captain took Rose to be hosed off.

We have placed ourselves under Quarantine and are currently living as hermits abstaining from the pleasures of a social existence. We earnestly pray that this Plague be lifted from our ship soon, and that our littlest crew member be spared. read more