We're all sick.
M and L got sick first, then shared the germs with uncharacteristic generosity. Actually they love sharing. Especially food. That's probably what got us in to this mess.
It's a trade-off. The medicine will eliminate some of their discomforts while compounding others. And when it comes down to it, I'd rather they suffer the effects of their colds than react to the chemicals in the medication. If we were talking about a serious, risky illness then I'd be willing to compromise. But is it so bad to expect two healthy young boys to weather a cold without Red 40 and Yellow 6 every 4 hours for a week? I think not.
home remedy on Pinterest that might do the trick. Doesn't it look much more appealing?