Saving your children from health diseases is as important a job as keeping them fed, warm, or providing them an education they truly deserve. They say the devil always hides in the details and this cannot be any truer for any other issue but keeping health diseases away from your children. The true struggle of keeping your children away from health diseases lies in saving them from themselves.
As soon as your child start crawling the task gets a little tougher than what it has been when they were in the cot. In there, you can take care of their clothing to make sure they don’t get too warm in the summer and too cold in the winter. But once they are out of the cot and on their knees or feet the real struggle begins. The key is to create a safe environment. To be honest it is quite similar to the safety precautions you will take to keep them poking into electricity plugs.
You have to create a safe environment by keeping your house clean, which is the very basic but with children you have to make sure you leave around absolutely nothing that is a regular item for you but a source for disease for them such as your used towels or your clothing items. As an adult, we have a better immune system, therefore, lesser the chance of diseases yet children are prone to stuff we often overlook.
This is something most parents don’t worry about until later and sometimes a little too late. Parenting is a tough job and your job begins right when you become a parent. You have to make sure that you start developing your child’s habits as soon as they are out of the cot. Yes, you may not notice but they start learning right out of the cot. The key is patience and they will eventually come around to learn and work with habits that would keep the risks low. Make sure they see you washing hands and keep them clean all the time. Once a child is in habit of staying clean throughout their early childhood they are less likely to adopt unclean environment later on.
You have to make sure that they start distinguishing between the right habits i.e the safe and clean habits and the bad habits right from the start. The key to that is making it a fun learning experience by playing with them in games such as Doctor and Patient. Well! Happy Parenting.