Crowdsourced Childcare via Social Media

Wife's out of town - actually on a plane right now.  Alone with two young boys.  4 yr old has a cough and fever.  What's a dad to do?

Ask Twitter and Facebook.

And amazing things happen.  People - some total strangers - take the time to answer my question about the safety of Tylenol + cold medicine. 

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Thanks for that. 

I know a lot of people who still think social media is stupid, a waste of time or frivolous. Which it can be (and often is).  But it can also be really great.

By the way, solution was Tylenol + a spoonful of honey.  Henry is fast asleep.