Teach Children by Example on How to Treat Others
An old adage goes, "what you shall sow, so shall you reap". Life does indeed work that way most of the time. In order to gain respect from your own children, you need to set your own examples early on, and start showing respect for elders through your own thoughts and behaviors. It is only then possible to gain respect from your own children in the long run. Respect for elders, or any other person, is about honoring and holding that individual in high esteem.
Know How to Give Your Child Medication Safely
There are few things that a parent considers more important than giving medication to their kids properly. Unfortunately, there are times when a very caring parent can make a mistake with either over-the-counter (OTC) medication, or meds that the doctor has prescribed. The dangers of overdose are well known, but there could be further complications if you underdose also. Following are some guidelines for giving your child the proper level and type of medication.
Accidents Will Happen, Outcome Ruled by Preparedness
Though this is probably the last thing you want to think about, if you are on a camping trip and your child falls on a stick that impales them, what do you do? Or if someone has a severe cut that is gushing blood, a broken bone, or a burn how do you make it better? If you are the only one around, or others are too frightened to attempt aid you have to step in. But what are the differences in general help and giving children first aid?