Skating and Ice Skating Safety

Skating and ice skating are both popular leisure activities for children, but both do come with risk factors. Learn how you can help your child remain safe while still letting them enjoy taking part in skating or ice skating. Skating Safety Many children enjoy roller skating or in line skating, …

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Camping Safety Tips

Camping continues to be a popular choice for family holidays, as it’s inexpensive, accessible and fun. But if everyone is going to enjoy a stress-free camping holiday, there are some basic camping safety issues that you need to be aware of. Safety Around the Tent Your tent will become your …

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Gadget Safety for Older Kids and Young Teens

In today’s technological world, it’s a natural part of life for older children and young teenagers (commonly known as tweens) to have gadgets. In many ways, gadgets such as mobile phones can help give them a safety edge, yet having the latest and greatest mobiles can also put them at …

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Driving Safety Tips for Teens

Teens are often really keen to learn to drive, so that they can gain their own independence and no longer have to rely on mum and dad to drive them everywhere any more. But while learning to drive can open up a world of positive opportunities, it can also pose …

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Should You Use Nanny Cameras?

Leaving your child to be looked after by a childcare professional in your own home is naturally nerve-wracking for parents, not least if you’ve never left your child before and it’s your first time using childcare. But is it ethical or appropriate to consider using a nanny camera, to watch …

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Railway and Train Safety

There are many areas of transport that pose safety risks for children and railways and trains are one of them. Whether you’re likely to travel by train regularly with your children, are going on a train trip on holiday, or live in close proximity to a railway, it’s vital that …

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Safety Tips for Older Children When Out and About

Every parent wants to ensure their children will be safe when they’re out and about. Older kids or ‘tweens’ are likely to be at the stage where they want a bit more independence, but you still want to keep an eye on them and know where they are. Helping them …

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Wii Game Results in Hospital Visit: A Case Study

The Nintendo Wii has become a hugely popular form of technology and it’s used by many families as a way of relaxing, playing games and interacting together. It’s sociable nature and dual-person functionality has made it a particular hit with families. But while there’s no doubt that it can be …

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Road Safety for Kids

Keeping children safe from the dangers of traffic on the roads continues to be a major issue for parents. Although there are many good drivers out there, there are also plenty of erratic ones and accidents involving children and the roads can happen worryingly quickly. As a parent, you can …

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