Button batteries burn meat in 90 minutes - and they're increasingly being swallowed by children
Ingested batteries can cause almost immediate damage to the gullet and also sometimes to the airway – and a new public health campaign has been launched to warn parents of the possibly life-threatening dangers.
What Are Your Go-to Parenting Mantras?
So much of parenting is about the long game. We may be raising children, but we?re really raising adults?people who, in a surprisingly short amount of time, will be off on their own, living their own lives. And how we parent them as kids will at least partially impact the type of adults they?ll grow up to be and the relationships we will have with them. We know this, but we can still get caught up in the day-to-day frustrations of tantrums, bad attitudes, and non-compliance. The days are long but the years are short, and all that.