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What are the Dangers of Drunk Driving?

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Drunk driving is very dangerous to anyone who drives after drinking alcohol. At anytime, they may get arrested as they tend to take more risks. This mostly happens with youngsters, who mostly drunk and drive and are responsible for many fatal accidents. Even though the penalties vary from state to state, for minors if the BAC is over 0.01, it results in DUI and the legal limit of alcohol for adults, which is over 0.08. Most drivers get arrested under DUI for an average of 0.16 BAC.

Drinking alcohol below legal age is illegal, most minors and teenagers are drinking alcohol, these days. Alcohol drinking and driving associated may lead to car crashes and kills a number of teenagers. This will also kill many innocent people. Drunk driving is thus dangerous.

For drunk-driving, even the first-time offenders also receive the fines and even we see many of them in jail and now the judges are mandated by state laws, by which they are to impose higher penalties for the repeated offenders. It is a continuous problem and is forcing the police to impose more restrictions and increase the penalties for the drivers who are drinking or have BAC 0.08 or more. This is not only fining the penalties but also sometimes the license will be suspended for 6 months and if the case is serious and repeated then it may for even 2 to 3 years. This will also leads to higher car insurance premiums and probation for 3 to 5 years etc. depends upon the case.

Affect of alcohol on you:

  • You loose the sense of distance and see double, your speech will slur.
  • From poisoning of alcohol you will get sick and sometimes even die.
  • Your inhibitions will be loosen that leads to make bad judgments, which results in car accidents, violence etc.
  • This will also cost you your freedom, you can lose your driving license, grounded by parents and even end up in jail.

Drinking alcohol causes dehydration, but most of you think that it will quench your thirst. Read the rest of this post

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Sep 24, 2013

How can Parents Make their Children/Teens Stop Smoking Marijuana?

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Marijuana is a dangerous drug which causes threat to health and well being of children and adolescents. Adolescent is the critical age in everyone’s life. Because this is the age where children will be growing, learning, maturing and laying foundation to their valuable lives. At this age they will be very much interested in doing and experimenting with new things. And here the parents can take a chance to have an open conversation with their children about what to do and what not.

In some situations, children will look to parents for help in problem solving and making critical decisions. At this time parents should encourage them to take the decision not to use drugs at any time. Some parents may used the drugs in the past but it should not prevent talking to their children about the dangers and adverse effects of the drugs.

Parents should check out with their children with direct conversation or indirectly by checking their personal room or vehicle if they found suspected. Parents should have the conversation about the dangers of usage of marijuana or any other drugs.

There are drug testing-at-home kits also available in the market through which a child can be tested so that the problem can be solved at early stage. If it is too late also, the child can be guided and helped from the dangers of this drug by proper counseling and group discussion activity.

Marijuana is a more frequently consumed drug than cigarettes or alcohol. It is sometimes mixed with any other drugs as well. It is a dangerous drug which has the capacity to diminish the potentiality of a person.

Parents should discuss all the bad effects caused by the usage of marijuana and list all the long lasting health problems related to heart, brain, lungs, neck, throat. Parents should make their children realize how much they love and care for them.

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Feb 1, 2009

How to Select The Baby Skin Conditions

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Every one should take the proper care on baby skin because they are like buds, and also each baby have the different skin condition so never take the same care for all. Now I give the some of the important tips for the baby skin conditions. Cradle cap is a skin condition that occurs on the baby’s scalp. The scalp becomes dry and starts to peel. The extremity of the condition varies with each child. If your baby facing this problem use the standard baby shampoo may be sufficient to help remove the scale. Some parents find that if they, when shampooing, use a soft brush designed for the scalps of babies, that will help lift off some of that scale.” Baby acne is another common problem that most of babies are facing actually it cause by male hormones called androgens, which are actually quite high in both male and female babies at around the time of delivery.” Baby acne is a condition that you don’t need to treat eventually it will disappear.

Heat rash is also common problem that are facing new born babies. But no one knows exact cause of the heat rashes. You can help reduce the rash by keeping the baby cool. You can keep the air conditioner running, have a fan in their room and dress your baby cool. Diaper rash is a skin condition that can persist as long as the baby is in diapers. Try to wash their bottoms with warm water at least once a day. Keeping their bottoms dry using baby powder. Use the desitin because desitin has zinc oxide, which provides great moisture in the dry irritated areas of the body. Baby skin can develop a yeast infection. A yeast infection frequently occurs if the irritated skin was not taken care of very well. If you find the yeast infection visits the doctor who will most likely give you a prescription for the yeast infection. These are some regular baby skin conditions that parents will most probable see in their baby. Just remember these conditions are short lived and are not dangerous to the baby.

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Apr 11, 2008

General guidelines for teaching your teen drive

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Last evening when I was on walk I saw a person who is a teen learning to drive a car with his friends. Suddenly accident occurred and all the friends in the car got injured. This situation happened because of the parent’s negligence towards the children in making them learn how to drive the vehicles. I wish to give some of the guidelines to the parents in making their child drive the vehicle safely. The people who attain the age of 16 is said to be a teen and will be eligible to learn driving. If you decide your child should learn driving, then you need to follow some guidelines. The first and foremost is to hire a driving instruction school to be the first people to teach your teen to drive. The major benefit is that you get a discount on your new insurance rate. Your child should be at least ten hours behind the wheel with you before they undertake their driving test. If you can’t find a driving school, start in an empty, large parking lot. Then gradually move up to the road. Stipulate new responsibilities that go along with the new privilege of driving. Adhere to all the safety rules, such as importance of seat belts, speed limits, etc. while you are driving with your teen. Enforce these rules on them. Set limits like, no nighttime driving because lot of accidents happen at night. Restrict them to learn from a friend until and unless their friends have their license and driving permit. Scare them to death. The more security they feel from you, the more securely they will learn to drive with out any injuries or damages to the vehicles. These are the general guidelines for the parents in making your teen learn to drive.

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Feb 19, 2008