First sniffles

We’ve had good luck up to now (9 months and 2 weeks), without a single cold or even a runny nose. Not that I’m jealous of those other parents with their sniffly kids, but I’ve often wondered what it was like to have a child with a cold — horrible? Piece of cake? A friend of ours had to stay up all night giving her 4-week old vapor rubs and steam baths, but that’s just for newborns, right?

Right, it turns out. Having a sniffle is pretty subtle. Boo’s energy has been normal; she’s just been a little extra fussy around nap time, and sleeping a bit longer. And life goes on…