Tips for Keeping Kid’s Allergies in Check
It Takes a Village
Between going to school, having play dates with friends or spending the night at grandma’s house, there are lots of places your kids go that may seem outside your control. Get everyone who has regular contact with your child involved by talking about your kid’s allergies and letting them know what they can do to help.
Wash Away Allergens
Kids may not remember to tell you they were exposed to triggers—from petting the bunny at school or rolling in the leaves at a friend’s house. To help reduce exposure, have them make it a habit of washing their faces and hands when they come home.1
It’s important to talk openly with your kids about what may trigger allergies so they know what to look out for and avoid—from dust in classrooms to their best friend’s cat. You can start the conversation by reading Casey and the School Day Sneezes, a free eBook about allergies in kids.
Keep Track Of Allergy Symptoms
Children's allergy symptoms may include runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, watery eyes and itchy throat. Use this handy worksheet to track your child’s symptoms so you can better understand the cause of all that sniffling and sneezing.
Allergies can affect sleep, cause daytime fatigue and impact school performance. Make sure your child is getting the rest they need to help them be at their best. Then, do the same for yourself!
Be sure to keep allergy medicine for kids on hand for whenever and wherever symptoms may strike. Children’s Claritin ® Chewables are easy-to-take tablets and Claritin ® RediTabs ® for Juniors dissolve in your kid’s mouth without water for easy children’s allergy relief on the go.
Conquer The Great Outdoors
From climbing trees to rolling in the grass, allergens from and can make outdoor fun no fun at all for kids with allergies. Find simple tips for managing outdoor allergies so your little one can enjoy more of the great outdoors.
Give Indoor Allergies The Boot
From home to school to grandma’s house, get easy tips for managing your child’s indoor allergies to , pet dander and mold.