Tools of the trade
Putting your lips to your son or daughter’s forehead might be a mother’s trick for telling if her child has a fever, but a more accurate tool is the trusty thermometer. The newer digital models are inexpensive and reliable. This 10-second model from Adoric Life is well reviewed.
Tweezers can come in handy too—beyond plucking eyebrows. You can tackle splinters and ticks with a good pair. And make sure you keep a complete first aid kit around the house. Next, learn which unexpected items you should always have in your first aid kit.
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