Wrapping Up Summer Safety for You and Your Children – Tip #3

Summer activities often bring scrapes and bruises -- or worse. Here are simple things you can do to ensure that your children's summer fun involves minimal risk before they head back to school. The heat is still on so keep your kids cool!

#3. Prevent Heat Stress and Dehydration

young-388661__180It seems so simple, and it’s so easy to forget. Children need to stay hydrated. Playing in the hot sun without water breaks can lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke.  Even with pre- hydration, children should take a break every 20 minutes or so during the game to drink some water or a sports drink.

Read all the safety tips here: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/family-health-12/summer-safety-children?page=1