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, …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Toddler Bed Safety Tips

A toddler bed is necessary when your baby has grown too big for a cot. The purpose a toddler bed is to take your baby through the time starting from when they are too big for a cot yet too small for a regular bed. Some cots are designed to …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more