We had our first detected fever last week. The kids and I and my parents went to the NC Museum of Life and Science (which is AWESOME - we ended up getting a membership) in the morning. Miles and Vivienne had a great time walking and exploring the dinosaur trail and butterfly house and riding the train. On the way home, both kids fell asleep.
When Miles woke up from his nap, he felt noticeably hot to me. I took his temperature and it was over 102 degrees. We have never got a high temperature reading on Miles or Vivienne. We should consider ourselves lucky, because we got to playdates at least 3-4 times a week and they stay in the nursery at church, so they have ample opportunities to get germs from others. We have had lots of colds and the very rare instance of vomiting and diarrhea (only a couple times), but no fevers yet (at least not fevers that we have caught with the thermometer).
I gave Miles a little Tylenol, and a few hours later, he was back to his normal self. The fever never came back and I only had to give him the Tylenol once.
Here's to hoping that we can keep our "fever free" stroke going with Vivienne for as long as possible.