Anyone who has kids knows that they like to run around barefoot in the summer. Between camping trips and barbecues, there are plenty of opportunities to step on hot coals or ashes, which a University of Florida study finds contributes 69% of pediatric foot and ankle burns. We do our best as parents to keep our kids safe, but sometimes accidents happen. Use these tips from Parenting.com to help soothe and heal burns or blisters this summer!
In the event that your child’s foot or ankle is expelling pus, bleeding or swelling it’s important to see a doctor right away.
Abridged from Parenting.com