On the Ground Kid strategies

Toddlers and Tin Cans

I have seen more horrific finger lacerations from improperly opened canned foods than I can count.  It happened again this week.  It’s usually the same story.  Mom is busy cooking dinner.  Curious toddler finds the recently opened can in the bin.  The lid is still partially attached.  Mother hears the child screaming as the initial… Continue reading Toddlers and Tin Cans

On the Ground Kid strategies · Wellness

Top 10 Items in my First Aid Kit

Summer is here and in the pediatric urgent care I have begun to see more soft tissue injuries, broken bones and lacerations. While kids are out of school they have markedly more freedom to explore and with this they find creative ways to injure themselves.  It is important to have first aid supplies ready. I… Continue reading Top 10 Items in my First Aid Kit