Homemade Pedialyte and the BRAT/BOAT Diet

I hate it when my kids get sick and I really hate it when they can’t keep anything down. When the nasty stomach bugs hit our home we try to have a supply of ginger ale and foods for the BRAT/BOAT diet on hand. Sometimes though I find myself unprepared and I need to whip up a batch of this Homemade Pedialyte for the kiddos.

They also like to sip on some homemade bone broth when I have some ready. (aff link)

BRAT/BOAT Diet:

Bananas

Oatmeal/Rice

Applesauce

Toast (crackers count as well)

This helps a lot when I have kids who have been throwing up and/or may have diarrhea.

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By the Shores of Silver Lake Adventure: Science Lessons

Here are our Lesson Plans For Science

These lessons were made to go along with ‘By the Shores of Silver Lake‘ written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. We are planning to go through the whole series and I am keeping track of the different topics we are learning about here on my blog. We hope you enjoy these as much as we have! Continue reading “By the Shores of Silver Lake Adventure: Science Lessons”

How to survive the nasty stomach bugs

Now is the time of year when all the stomach bugs are floating around. When you have a large family like we have it can get very stressful. So how do we handle the stomach bug or nasty bug as my little ones call it? Continue reading “How to survive the nasty stomach bugs”