Summer Holidays

Hey readers,


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Well it’s finally here, summer hols! Both my boys broke up from nursery on Tuesday albeit the youngest didn’t go in this week as he was poorly. Over the weekend the youngest had a temperature over 41.5 and he kept getting really cold and hot. He was very wingy and tired due to this bug he caught.

Saturday we did go out but he was so bad that I had to come home and get him comfy on the sofa with his quilt whilst watching a marathon of Octonauts. He was motionless on the sofa which is very, very unusual for my DS2. If you ever met him he would be really bouncy and have bucketfuls of energy. Clearly needed the rest on Saturday afternoon. He then started developing a rash with red spots. So, we did take him to the out of hours doctors in the evening as we rang up for advice and got told to bring him down to the clinic. The dr said it was some sort of virus and advised us to give him paracetamol and ibuprofen to help with his temperature. Strangely it went down but then on Sunday evening his temperature spiked again into the forties.

We decided Monday morning to not take him into nursery as his rash was so bad all over his face, legs and chest. We got an appointment to the dr that morning. They confirmed that it was a virus and gave him a proscription for some antibiotics. I am pleased to inform on Wednesday evening the rash has reduced and so has his temperature. Just in time for the holidays 😉

In other news boy is it hot. I feel slightly dread of lack of child free time to get stuff during the summer. I think it is more the anxiety of change. Give it a week I will get into the swing of things. I can’t complain having lie ins and not getting flustered trying to get two children for nursery.

Thanks for reading X

The Reading Residence

18 thoughts on “Summer Holidays

  1. Oh I am glad he’s much better now. It’s scary when they lose their energy and their temperature shoots up like that. So yes, you’re all set now for the holidays – enjoy! Thanks for sharing with #WotW


  2. I think it’s always rather scary when the little ones are poorly in the summer heat and their temperature spikes. But *phew* glad he’s better and you’re preparing for your summer holidays!
    Have fun


  3. Oh no there couldn’t be a worse time to get a temperature could there ? in this horrible heat. Glad to hear he’s on the mend and I hope you have a good and illness free Summer holidays. #WotW

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