Getting Your Toddler to Take Medicine


My sister loved Dimetapp as a kid. There’s an old family story about how she once helped herself to the bottle (but was totally fine, not to worry!). Initially, our twin toddlers were also fine with taking medicine— Tylenol and Motrin from the syringe. But more recently, it’s been a battle of epic proportions. On top of that, they both developed ear infections which meant the addition of some delicious bubblegum amoxicillin.

Attempting to force-feed meds to toddlers upwards of six times a day is a nightmare. There was hitting, pushing, spitting, gagging, crying, and just a huge mess. Desperate for a better way, I rallied all my mom friends to give me their best tips.

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