While grown-ups may grumble about shoveling snow and scraping car windows, what kid doesn't love a good snowfall? Little ones beg to stay outside building snowmen despite the cold, and older kids can't wait to head off to the local hill for sledding or other activities.
Parents should keep in mind the following winter safety tips, whether your kids are playing outside or staying cozy by the fire.
When the "weather outside is frightful:"
Cozy days at home:
A dose of prevention can help keep your children out of the ER this winter, prepared to fully enjoy the fun and beauty of the season.
Do you have any winter safety tips to add to this list? We'd love to hear your thoughts in the below comments!
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George Aghia, M.D., is a board certified family medicine physician with Edward Medical Group.
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