On Sunday, July 14th Long Island Au Pairs gathered at Community Counselor, Cindy Garruba’s beach house for the annual Water & Summer Safety Meeting. Safe tips on watching children and themselves at pools and the beach was discussed. Also covered was preventing sunburn by using sunscreen, avoiding high sun times of day and proper clothing. They au pairs learned how to recognize poison ivy, preventing exposure, what to do if exposed and the care for the rash. Cindy explained Lyme disease, the difference between a deer and dog tick, the bull’s eye rash, care and treatment.
Everyone enjoyed an all American dessert in celebration of Flag Day, June 14th! Strawberries and blueberries fresh from the farm stand, whipped cream and pastry shells! Yummy!