Paper $21.50 ISBN: 9781589660687 Published April 2005

Not My Kid 2

Protecting Your Children from the Threats of the 21st Century

Mary Muscari

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Mary Muscari

Distributed for University of Scranton Press

438 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2004
Paper $21.50 ISBN: 9781589660687 Published April 2005
Dr. Muscari addresses the dangers from water, fire, poisons, vehicles, and more.  She provides parents practical guidelines based in common sense, research, expert advice, and more than 30 years of experience as a pediatric, psychiatric and forensic nursing specialist.
Contents
Acknowledgments
Dedication
Forward
About the Author
Disclaimer
 
Section One:
The 21 Threats of the 21st Century
 
1. Bites and Stings
2. Drugs
3. Extreme Weather
4. Fat: Too Much or Too Little
5. Fear
6. Fire
7. Firearms
8. Human Predators
9. Infectious Diseases
10. Internet Dangers
11. Menacing Media
12. Negative Peers
13. Poisons
14. Recreational Perils
15. School and Day Care Dangers
16. Sports Hazards
17. Stress
18. Terrorism
19. Vehicles
20. Water
21. Worldwide Hate
 
Section Two: Safety Tips for Special Circumstances
 
22. Kids with Disabilities
23. Rural Kids
24. Latchkey (Home Alone) Kids
25. Babysitter Safety
26. Camping Safety
 
Section Three: Checklists
 
27. Home Safety Checklist
28. Age-Specific Safety Checklist
29. Disaster Preparedness
 
References
Index
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