What Are The Signs Of A Serious Head Injury In A Child?

    Two days ago, I had an extremely scary moment as a mother when my seven year old son was seriously injured.  It all happened around 10 P.M. when I sent my boys to their room and told them to lay out their school uniforms for the next day.  I realize that this was a late time for them to be up but, since it's the end of the school year and we are already mentally on vacation mode, I must admit that I have been a little lax in enforcing a strict bedtime like I do the rest of the year.  In the five minutes that they were in the room, I fielded a quick phone call from my son's godmother.     Suddenly, as I was preparing to hang up the phone, my older son ran into the living room and told me that he accidentally hit his brother with his baseball bat.  It seems they were horsing around in the room and he was swinging the aluminum baseball bat sideways from one side of his waist to the other side when my younger son stepped in the way of the bat and got conked on his eyebrow.  The minute … [Read more...]