Homemade Pedialyte RecipeIngredients
When little ones get sick, whether it's just a bad cold or includes vomiting and/or diarrhea, parents seem to always have to run out and buy "the essentials". With this homemade (and super easy) recipe for electrolyte solution (Pedialyte), you can keep the ingredients on hand for use when your little one falls ill. It's important to replace any lost fluids, so with this solution you can either have your little one sip it in their favorite cup, or pop into a ice pop mold and offer it as a fun ice pop!
3 1/2 cups cold water
1/2 cup hot water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar (if you use honey, please remember that children under the age of 12 months can NOT digest honey)
1 teaspoon Jell-o powder (any flavor, I used cherry for ours)Directions
In a pitcher, add the HOT water to the salt, sugar, and Jell-o powder. Stir until dissolved. Add the cold water. Keep this refrigerated and offer in small amounts.
------What other home remedies do you turn to when illness strikes?