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This week we’ve talked about the importance of swimming lessons, fire alarm safety and more. With school out – it’s imperative our kids stay busy and make reading a part of their agenda, daily – whether it’s day camp of summer sleep away camp – keep them active –then there’s the little ones that may be at home – make sure that poison prevention is at the top of your list.
Medications, household cleaners and even a leaky gas furnace can be serious poisoning risks to your kids. Around 100,000 children end up in the E.R. each year after ingesting medication belonging to grandparents, and such cases of exposure to medicine through grandparents account for as many as 10-20% of all accidental medication poisonings. (Source)
Things that are convenient for us, like keeping vitamins by the sink, can be deadly if your child can get to them too. Keeping potentially dangerous substances out of little hands is a sure way to prevent unintentional poisoning- SO THINK SAFETY FOR YOUR KIDS AND EVEN YOUR PETS