Washing your hands seems so simple to most of us. However, I recall when I was a child, my maternal grandma would always ride our asses to wash our hands. My brothers and I would lie sometimes. Once in a while, she would catch us in the white lie. Over the years, my siblings and I have learned why it is important to wash our hands. When I use a public restroom, I was amazed of the amount of grown ass men walking out of the restroom without washing their hands. All I could think about was what in the hell they would touch after getting piss on their hands and touching their dicks. DISGUSTING!!!
You would think that as Americans became more susceptible to illnesses as globalization became increasingly popular, more Americans would ensure their children wash their hands. However, quite the opposite is occurring. According to a survey, 89% of children admitted they neglect washing their hands after using a public restroom.
As parents, it is our responsibility to express the importance of our children washing their hands. It is no longer only a personal hygiene issue, it is now all of our civic responsibility. How, you ask? This civic responsibility falls under participating in your local community as an active and responsible citizen. Yes, children are citizens, as well. Lead your children by example; start with washing your hands.
Following are examples on when you should wash your hands:
Following are seven steps to properly wash your hands:
My viewpoint on washing our hands is that over the years, there is an increased chance of contracting a virus. Our immune systems are weaker than in past history because of our bodies reliance on antibiotics. This makes it harder for our immune systems to fight off infections — bacterial or otherwise.
Basically, ensure your children WASH THEIR HANDS!!!
Remember, it is why it is important to:
In my next post, I will discuss tips to keep your hands away from your face.