How to Help Your Child (and You) Survive the Week Following Their Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy

I was going to title this post, "How to Get Through the Completely Shitastic Week Following Your Young Child's Tonsillectomy: Hide the Liquor (you) and Potato Chips (them)" but I thought that might seem a smidge dramatic. Then I thought, "Tonsillectomy: An Excersise in Kid Torture, I Want to Cry" might be better. Then I almost called it "Tonsillectomies Suck the High Hard One: How to Prepare For the Worst Week of Your Child's Life" and then I settled on "Eureka! Tonsillectomies are the Devil" only to finally decide to name this post....   
How to Help Your Child (and You) Survive the Week Following Their Tonsillectomy /Adenoidectomy
I knew it would be hard. I knew there would be pain and sadness. But sweet Christmas, I didn't know it would be this hard, and this painful and so full of this much sadness. So it is with some field experience under my belt that I bring you this information. We've been in the trenches over here at the Pants Ranch. We are on day five of the healing and today we saw much improvement. Let me tell you it was a huge relief and I might have cried some tears over it because well, it sucks balls to see you child in pain. So with that I give you this field guide. Feel free to print it for your records should you find yourself the parent of a child facing a tonsillectomy. Here's what I have learned...Read more

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