Well, summer is in full swing, and many families are spending a lot more time outdoors. But, along with outdoor activities come pesky mosquitos. They seem to think I am an all-you-can-eat buffet, and I always end up covered in nasty, itchy bites.
While mosquito bites are annoying and uncomfortable, they can also be deadly. In fact, mosquitos are the NUMBER ONE KILLER of man. Yes, I am totally serious. With diseases like Malaria, West Nile, and Yellow Fever, a simple mosquito bite can have some very serious and even fatal results. Did you know that in 2012 there were 207,000,000 cases of Malaria, 627,000 of which were fatal? Pretty scary, right? To learn more about the deadly truth about mosquitos, click here.
If you'd like to avoid mosquitos without sacrificing outdoor time with your family, here are a few simple, natural ways to help keep these buzzing pests at bay:
How do YOU keep mosquitos at bay in the summer? Do you have any tips I didn't mention? I'd love to hear them!
PR Friendly Mama!
I'm Brandy, a happily married, proud Mom of 3 amazing kids. If you're interested in building a working relationship, please feel free to e-mail me at: NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3@gmail.com
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