Finally if you are hosting a party in your home, don't forget to clean up the night of the party so your child doesn't discover left over alcoholic drinks or small snack foods that can be choking hazards the next morning. To wrap up...
(Sing to the tune of "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem")
As you decorate your homes
Safety hazards you will rid.
This is pediatrician Dr. Lewis First
Hoping you'll be first with kids!
Lewis First, M.D., is chief of Pediatrics at Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. You can also catch "First with Kids" weekly on WOKO 98.9 FM and WCAX-TV Channel 3. Visit the First with Kids archives at www.vermontchildrens.org.