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Can my 5-year-old help me mow the lawn?
Q: My 5-year-old son is fascinated with the lawn mower and wants to help me cut the grass. My dad used to let me help, but I wonder if there are any special precautions I should take.
Vince Kingston
A: My 5-year-old son is fascinated with the lawn mower and wants to help me cut the grass. My dad used to let me help, but I wonder if there are any special precautions I should take.
Karen Sokal-Gutierrez M.D., M.P.H. Pediatrician