Sadly, a spoonful of sugar is NOT the most effective way to make the medicine go down, despite Mary Poppins’ musical insistence. Normally, it ends up all over bub, you, and anything else in sight, as it's constantly rejected.
Fortunately, one UK mum has shared an amazing hack that should have you cheering. Helena Lee posted her experience on Facebook and it’s since gone viral.
All this DIY hack requires is that you pop a milk bottle teat onto a kid-size medicine syringe! Helena said there were no tears, no fuss and no waste, which is news we all want to hear.
Do you have any great parenting hacks to share?
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