This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Flonase and She Knows. Read my post, 4 Ways I Tackle Fall Allergies, in full at She Knows.
Fall used to be my favorite time of year — used to be. That is, until I discovered that I had developed fall allergies.
Sometime before I had my daughter, I suddenly discovered a new way to welcome fall… with a nice big “achoo!” Sneezes, watery eyes and a stuffy nose now were my indicators that my once favorite season, had arrived. Before I became a mom, it was a little easier to handle. I would take some drowsy inducing allergy medicine, stay home and sleep it off. My, how things have changed!
Once I became a parent, taking a day “off” because of allergies just wasn’t possible. When my daughter was a baby, it was a little easier because we could stay home, watch a movie or her favorite shows and snuggle together. I don’t know, something about cuddling a sweet smelling baby just makes everything better doesn’t it? However, now that she is an active almost-9-year-old, my life is a series of outings, events and commitments (all hers) that just can’t be missed — or I get that loud, annoyed protest of “But Moooooooooooommmmmm!!”