No matter how much you love dogs, there is always the possibility that one will become scared or aggressive and lash out. There are many behaviors you can demonstrate to prevent this, but it can also be helpful to know which breeds lead to the nearly five million occurrences that happen every year. Here are the most common breeds that bite, according to a 32-year study that took over five thousand incidents into account.
There’s nothing that strikes fear into the heart of a parent like an injured child. Whether a parent is present when their child is hurt or whether they hear about it hours after the fact, most parents will feel a shot of adrenaline, their minds can go blank, and nothing in the world seems more important than making that child well again. During the early hours after the injury, especially, it can be very difficult to focus on anything other than the child’s direct needs, keeping the child calm, and doing everything possible to obtain needed medical care.
Car seat safety is crucial for protecting a child during travel, but knowing how to safely install a car seat and buckle up a child as he or she grows can be difficult. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
At school and day care children encounter a wide variety of new situations and experiences. Parents always hope that their child will make good decisions throughout the day, but we know this doesn’t always happen.
Parents want to do whatever they can to ease a child’s cold symptoms, but cough and cold medicines aren’t recommended for children under age 4. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests these alternatives to ease a young child’s cough and cold symptoms: