Know the Signs and Hazards continued...
Perrin also says that cosmetics and other attractively packaged
items found in mom's purse are dangerous. "Children like anything colorful
that may look like a toy or candy," says Perrin. "Unfortunately, a lot
of household cleaners that can be very harmful do come in colorful
Like Will, most little kids can't be expected to follow Mommy's
orders when something enticing is within arm's length. "He just couldn't
resist something that he thought was a treat," says Rouse, who now keeps
anything remotely suspect out of her son's reach.