How to Keep Your Children Safe from Animal and Insect Bites
The insects and animals can cause very painful bites when the attack. Whether the kids’ pain is caused by falling or by slight accident while at school the discomfort can never be pleasant. During the summer periods this is when the kids are on holidays, and as a parent, you have got plenty to worry about, as they will be playing outside a lot more and they will most likely fall and can also be victims of insects and animal bites. The best way to stay safe from all the itching and discomfort is to avoid being bitten at all.
Some of the common insects to watch out for include the Mosquito. These can be very annoying especially during the summer time, the mosquitoes are small and very noisy insects which can cause your kids a lot of grief and especially because they will attack in the evenings and this is when your children are enjoying the cooler evening air. They will hide in your house corners and cracks, and they will sneak into bedrooms too, and ruin a great night sleep with their constant buzzing and very painful biting. The mosquito bites can be dangerous especially if you travel to countries that are prone to malaria caused by mosquito bites.
Wasps and hornets can also cause bites. They can grow to huge proportions and be oversized. The hornets and wasps can be very aggressive, and they can attack you before you even provoke them, and they cause a lot of pain. They like the areas around the sheds, the outhouses, and the backyards and these are the areas you can scrutinize for the wasp nests.
Watch out for the nests that can develop anywhere in your home, and be on the lookout for the most aggressive species for example the red and the fire ants as they can cause very painful bites for your children. Ants are small, and you cannot notice when they are crawling and so you have to be careful and on the lookout to get lead of them and keep your children away from the bites. Other insects that can cause painful bites are the Gnats and they are smaller than mosquitoes. You can use the citronella candles and sprays to keep them away, but be on the lookout because as soon as you are not protected they will strike. For animals they will attack when they are scared or in distress, and because of this it is important to train your children on ways be relate with animals and to respect them. Talk to your kids on ways to deal with animals so that they can avoid bites.
Some of the ways that you can prevent these bites include, dressing properly, for example you can dress your kids in loose cotton tops which have long sleeves and apply the same for trousers. Dress your kids and help them to wear the right type of shoes.