I'm a mom – my husband came up with a brilliant idea to get our son to take his medicine, people are calling it genius

GETTING your kids to take their medicine can be an impossible feat, even when they're feeling their worst.

Fortunately, a dad has come up with a rather unconventional yet brilliant way to make sure his son doesn't throw a fit.

Mom Crystal Ransons shared that when their son refused to take his medicine, dad suggested doing shots.

Sitting side by side, her husband, Scott, and son had two shot glasses each.

Their son's was filled with medicine and the dad's had Gatorade in it, which was the same color as their son's medicine.

In the video, the two of them clinked their glasses before downing them back.

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Trying to be just like his dad, their son took his medicine without throwing a fuss.

"This is definitely dad's idea, but it worked!" Ransons wrote.

"Toddler medicine hack for the win."

After posting the video, the mom expected to get slammed but instead, she found praise from fellow parents.

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One mom wrote: "This is a great approach. Got it done, no fussing, nothing spit out. Great job!"

A second one shared: "I did this with my daughter when she was a toddler! Worked like a charm!

"Even chanted 'chug, chug, chug!'"

"I'm so glad we aren't the only parents doing this," another mom commented.

"My 6-year-old and 3-year-old do this if they are both sick at the same time, they cheers first."

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And another one even said that she had to send a shot glass to her youngest son's church daycare because he wouldn't take his medicine any other way.

And if this method doesn't work, you might want to try another mom's savvy hack to get her son to take his medicine.

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