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There's a serious reason you should never, ever swing a small child by the arms

It's highly likely that at some point during your childhood, someone larger than you -- a parent, guardian, relative -- picked you up by the arms and spun you in a circle. Like so. If you have children of your own, perhaps you've even played this game with them before. But no matter how harmless swinging a child by his or her arms may seem, you should refrain from the act at all costs.
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