Surviving Cold & Flu Season with Lolleez

I received product/compensation in excahnge for sharing my honest opinion.

Winter is here, well at least it feels like it here in Chicago and it also means sickness is literally around every corner. From school to the grocery store to everything in between, I feel like everyone has a runny nose, cough, sore throat or are on the verge of it. Kids average 6-8 colds a year and most happen during the months of November through February, which means we are in the “sick” season. 

While there are tons of medicines out there, they are also just that…medicines. They are full of chemicals, artificial colors, flavors and ingredients and not always age appropriate. I honestly probably don’t give my kids medicine enough because I’d rather them fight it naturally then just mask their symptoms. 

Well a health coach and mom of four felt the same way and when her daughter got sick so she created Lolleez. 

What are Lolleez?

  • Lolleez are an organic throat-soothing lollipop that parents don’t have to feel guilty giving to their kids due to its USDA Certified Organic ingredients like organic honey and natural fruit pectin. Pectin is known to temporarily relieve swelling and irritation.
  • They are NON-GMO as well as gluten, dairy and nut free. Perfect for those with allergies to those ingredients. 
  • Thanks to their flat shape rather than round ball shape, which is a potential choking hazard, parents have one less thing to worry about.
  • Lolleez come in three fun flavors including: Watermelon, Strawberry and Orange Mango.
  • There is not really a minimum age since they are created to be worry free but obviously check with your doctor if your child is under 3 years of age.

Here are 5 great tips from Lolleez founder and mom Melissa Evans on how to prevent sickness:

  1. The washing of hands is the most important for preventing and not spreading sickness.  Teaching kids how to lather the soap and hit each part of their hands is key.  My kids all sing the Happy Birthday Song while they wash to make it fun and extend the process.
  2. We teach our kids that sharing is caring, but not during cold and flu season…encourage your kiddos not to share pens/pencils, iPads, drinks, etc. during this germy time. 
  3. The early darkness in the winter helps me to get the kids in bed a little early, which is so important because their little bodies need more restorative rest.  Exercise and a well-balanced diet also help to keep immune systems strong.
  4. Teach your littles to keep away from the handrails – all the little hands that hold onto stairway or hallway rails are covered in germs.  Teach your child to avoid them or, if they need the assistance, to wash their hands when they’re back in their classroom.
  5. Make covering their mouths with their arm when they cough or sneeze mandatory…also no digging for gold either…yuck. 

Also, for tummy issues the parent company of Lolleez, Momeez Choice, has just come out with Tumeez in Grape and Apple flavors. These Organic Tummy Soothing Lollipops for Kids were created to help ease and relieve heartburn, acid indigestion and an upset tummy. The lollipops are made with USDA Certified Organic ingredients such as 200mg of calcium carbonate and a small dose of organic honey – both known to help alleviate common stomach ailments. The pops are also NON-GMO as well as gluten, dairy and nut free. 

Check out Lolleez for your family

Lolleez are available at Target, CVS and on Amazon in packs of 15: Watermelon, Strawberry, Orange Mango and a Variety Pack for a suggested retail price of $6.99.

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Speak Your Mind



  1. High doses of vit C and elderberry.

  2. I would say a warm cup of tea.

  3. Brenda Elsner says

    Lots of water and rest.

  4. Hesper Fry says

    My tip is to get plenty of rest, hot tea, and chicken noodle soup.

  5. Christy caldwell says

    I use the reusable hot/cold packs for my kids for strains or sore throats or to help bring down a high fever.

  6. My tip is lots of water and vitamins to help keep the colds away.

  7. Jennifer H. says

    Drink lots of water!

  8. kathy pease says

    I always like to keep gingerale on hand

  9. Leah Shumack says

    Vicks lots and lots of vicks in my house when you are sick!

  10. Amber Neddermeyer says

    We use eucalyptus and peppermint oil in the bottom of feet kids are sick.

  11. Teresa Mcmanus says

    I like to push fluids and rest.

  12. Kerry Paul says

    I am big on sweating out sickness. Raising your body temperature under blankets to assist your body in fighting for health.

  13. I think it’s really important to stay hydrated and it may be a placebo effect but I also like chicken noodle soup.

  14. Antoinette M says

    I use a humidifier.

  15. Abigail Gibson says

    I usually put some Noxzema in a hot wet rag and lay it on my neck which helps a lot.

  16. Jamie Martin says

    Actually have a support system!

  17. lots of soup and fuzzy socks!

  18. Paula Pennachio says

    mom always put Vix on a sock and pinned it around my neck I still do that

  19. Paula Pennachio says

    My mom always put Vix on a sock and pinned it around my neck I still do that

  20. Andrea Somers says

    Great remedy

  21. Dorothy Boucher says

    I mostly one, make sure the kids have a tub or a steam shower. usually have them in proper clothing, I also like to use a mix of coconut oil, lavender oil and olive oil,,,now this isn’t a cure or anything but what I do find is that it helps to calm them down when they are sick. I usually put a dab behind the ears and ankles and lots of tissues.

  22. Lots of sleep!

  23. I put a little bit of juice in my daughter’s water cups so that way she’ll drink more water when she’s sick and stays hydrated.

  24. Catherine Lewis says

    I always put a humidifier in the kid’s rooms when they were sick. And lots of Kleenex!

  25. Nancy Burgess says

    My daughter should try these I’ll share with her for my granddaughter.

  26. We give the kids elderberry syrup when they are sick

  27. When the kids get a fever I always use a cool washcloth to wipe their feet and this helps the temp come down.

  28. vera wilson says

    Plenty of fluids.

  29. zinc and hot ginger tea with honey and lemon

  30. Zinc tablets

  31. When seasonal illness strikes, we have lots of liquids on hand: water, tea, and soup.

  32. Michele Pineda says

    I try to clean surfaces as much as possible, doorknobs, toilet handles, faucets, etc… in order to keep germs away.

  33. We get our share of cold and flu bugs around here in our home. These would be nice to have on hand just in case.

  34. My grandma makes up her own special remedies for adults and a different one for kids. She uses honey and lemon, with a teaspoon of OJ for the kids! We’ve used that and our Vicks VapoRub for years!

  35. Colleen Maurina says

    Vicks VapoRub rubbed on your chest or the bottom of your feet helps for colds and flu.

  36. Tip: I gargle with white vinegar and salt when I get a sore throat.

  37. We always do chicken soup and lots of fluids and rest.

  38. Kelly Nicholson says

    never me out here thanks

  39. vickie Couturier says

    i keep hot liquids and cold liquids on hand for sickness ,,and i use a ton of hand santizer

  40. Lisa Williams says

    I have an arsenal of things I do,I drink plenty of fluids allowing with chicken soup,plenty of tissues,comfortable warm pj’s,non scratchy blankets,and cool pillow,and lots of sleep.

  41. Drink lots of tea with lemon and honey

  42. Julie Lundstrom says

    We stay in bed and have a cool mist humidifier on to help. I would like to try these for my son who has autism. He won’t take throat or cough drops so this might work for him.

  43. laura feist says

    chicken soup

  44. Angelica Dimeo says

    drinking tea with lemon and honey when having a sore throat

  45. I stay warm and keep alot of kleenex handy, lol 🙂

  46. I make chicken soup and chamomile tea.

  47. Tea with honey and lots of ginger is one of my ways to ease a sore throat.

  48. My tip is to sleep with a humidifier in my room when sick It really helps my breathing and sleep at night. Also, drink plenty of water. My daughters and I are currently sick! We would totally love these Lolleez right now!

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