While your kids might be gearing up to return to school, you might not be. Between the long afternoons toiling over your little ones’ homework, the constant bumps and scrapes from playground mishaps and the still-present threat of a global pandemic, there’s lots to lose sleep over.

Parents, keep your back-to-school stress to a minimum with these essential items, for all the minor troubles school throws your way.

Back to School Care Pack

If you’re anxious about your child returning to school amidst the pandemic, then you’ll want to get your hands on a Back to School Care Pack, available in Rainbow, Heart and Camouflage.

Each pack contains an adjustable face covering to fit all ages up to year 11, a pack of 10 hand wipes and a 30ml hand sanitiser with a keyring holder. Combined with social distancing, the colourful products in this care pack can encourage your child to practice safety measures in the classroom and beyond.

Fleece Covered Neck & Shoulder Heat Pack

Let’s face it: even when the kids are away at school, parenting can be tiring. Give yourself the break you deserve by cosying up in bed with this fleece covered neck and shoulder heat pack.

This reusable, microwave-friendly heat pack is designed to fit the curve of your neck and shoulders, all to deliver optimal heat to soothe away any aches and tension. This pack can also be popped into the freezer if cold therapy is more your thing.

Clear Plasters

Having a first aid kit on hand can make things a lot easier on you, especially if your little ones are prone to cuts and scrapes. One essential item to add to your first aid kit are plasters. These strong, durable clear plasters from Fast Aid are a great option, as they come in four different sizes for just the right amount of comfort and protection.

Calpol SixPlus Paracetamol Fastmelts

Another useful item to keep in your first aid kit are these Strawberry Flavoured Paracetamol Fastmelts tablets from Calpol. Formulated for children between six and 12 years, these tablets help treat fevers and mild to moderate pain, including from headaches and sore throats. These fast-melting tablets are a great option for children who are unable to swallow pills or who dislike liquid medicine.

Galpharm One a Night Sleep Aid

Trouble catching Zs at night? Get the relief you need with the help of Galpharm’s One a Night Sleep Aid. These tablets contain an antihistamine to promote drowsiness and relieve sleeplessness due to stress. You’ll be able to fall asleep faster, enjoy a longer and deeper sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and rested in the morning.

Haliborange Multivitamins – Strawberry Softies

These Haliborange multivitamin supplements provide the essential nutrients your growing child needs to seize their day. Each strawberry softie contains vitamin A to support normal vision, vitamin C to support the immune system, vitamin D to support normal growth and bone development and vitamin B12 to support normal red blood cell formation.

These tasty softies help ensure your child is thriving in the best possible way.

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Disclaimer: If you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed in the products mentioned, do not consume them. Always check with your doctor before trying a new medication or regime, and if irritation or allergy occurs stop using the product or medication immediately.

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