How to recognize and treat frostbite.
What is frostbite?
Frostbite can be a very serious condition. It occurs when the skin and outer tissues become frozen and most commonly affects the extremities – the fingers, toes, ears and nose. Kids are more susceptible to frostbite because they lose heat faster than adults and they’re a little more […]
Keep them toasty in smart fabrics & lots of layers.
The youngest and oldest among us are most susceptible to the effects of inclement weather. From hypothermia to frostbite, winter’s chill can cause serious harm.
Here are some tips to keep your young ones warm and toasty all season long:
A good rule of thumb is to dress children […]
With fires in California dominating so much of our national news, we wanted to focus this entry on fire safety and your family’s plan.
Fire safety requires a whole lot more than just making sure the battery in your fire detector is working. As the second leading cause of accidental death in the home, it is […]
October 4, 2007 | Leave a Comment
The weather is getting cooler, the kids are back in school and the leaves are starting to change.
Yes, it’s that time of year again – cold and flu season. Because their immune systems are still developing and they’re starting to explore and touch everything they can, babies and young children are extremely susceptible to airborne illnesses.
Halloween is one of the greatest nights for children. They get to play dress-up, engage in make-believe, collect as much candy as their little bags can hold and scare themselves silly.
But for every pretend ghost and ghoul out there, there’s a potential real danger lurking.
Here are some tips to keep your little ones safe this Halloween:
• Choose […]