Is Your Child Safe at Friends’ Homes?

When Carolyn Miller was in primary school, her best friend Suzie lived about a 15-minute walk away. Often, the two girls would visit each other’s home after school to watch telly, play with their dogs and indulge in make-believe games involving dress-up clothes and a lot of make-up. One day, …

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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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Are Foxes a Danger to Children?

When it comes to animals that pose a risk to your children, the chances are you may not have immediately thought of foxes – at least, not until recently, anyway. With fox attacks hitting the headlines recently, we explore the issue of whether or not foxes are a danger to …

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Surfing and Body Boarding Safety

Water sports such as surfing or body boarding are enjoyed by all ages, including children and teenagers, and are a great way of getting fit and learning new skills. But as with any activity involving water, there are Safety Issues to take into consideration. First and foremost, when a child …

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Safe Boating and Sailing With Children

There’s no doubt that water can be a danger to children, but the dangers can be reduced by careful planning and organisation. If you enjoy boating or sailing and want to take your children with you, then it can be a safe activity for the whole family to enjoy. Boating …

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Jellyfish Stings and How to Deal With Them

Swimming in the sea can be a great experience for families and children, but whether on beaches in the UK or abroad, it’s important to be aware of jellyfish. Jellyfish can sting, and the stings can be nasty, so as part of your Beach Safety Advice, make sure your children …

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Children’s Snow and Ice Safety

The snowy winter months may be lots of fun for children, but when they’re out and about in the snow and ice, there are serious safety issues to consider. Here are some practical ways in which you can help keep your children safe in the ice and snow. Safe Play …

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How to Protect Your Kids’ Privacy on Facebook

Social networking has become hugely popular in recent years and the chances are your kids will be clamouring to be allowed to get onto Facebook as soon as possible. While it can be a nice way to keep in touch with friends and family, it does have a darker side, …

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Cyber Bullying: The Facts and How to Prevent it

Improvements in technology have brought many changes, but while most of them are positive, the advent of cyber bullying is less favourable. But what exactly is it and how can you prevent cyber bullying from happening to your child? What is Cyber Bullying? Cyber bullying is the term that’s used …

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Is it Ever Safe for Baby to Sleep With You?

When it comes to baby sleeping issues, the primary advice given to parents is to put their baby to sleep in a cot. But is it ever safe for your baby to sleep with you? Cots are safe places for babies to sleep, especially if they are laid down in …

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