1. Take your pill for the kiddo and smash it in a zip lock bag with the back of a spoon.
2. Run a plain sucker (no tootsie rolls, gum, etc) under the faucet or dip it in a clean glass of water.
3. Roll the sucker in the zip lock bag over the crushed pill.
4. Hand the sucker to the
This worked great with motion sickness medication during a trip for my EXTREMELY car sick kiddo who doesn’t like to swallow medication. Of course, the sucker may not taste very good at first, but once they get past that first shock all is well.
What tricks have you employed to get kids to take the medicine they need?
Be sure to check out more of my blog series on Kids and Medicine and come back on Friday to read my guest post from Dawn of 5 Kids and a Dog talk about Teens and Medicine.
NOTICE: Always talk to your doctor about any medicines and medical conditions you may have.