Aerosol Safety Issues With Kids

Aerosol cans are commonly used as a means of holding and dispensing various products, such as deodorant, hairspray, cleaning products and spray paint. But whilst they’re a functional form of product, the very nature of aerosols can pose some dangers to children, especially if used in the wrong way. We …

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At What Age Do Children Have Enough Road Sense?

This is a good question, although it’s got a bit of a ‘how long is a piece of string’ answer! It’s one of those issues where it’s hard to pinpoint an exact time and age. There are a number of factors involved when children become ready and have road sense, …

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Inflatables and Child Safety

From bouncy castles to lilos, children love playing with inflatable toys and objects. But there are some important child safety issues to be aware of to ensure you day out doesn’t end in disaster. Bouncy Castles Many children love the chance to have a go on a bouncy castle, either …

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Skateboarding Safety for your Children

Many children are keen to have a go at skateboarding, but the nature of the sport means that accidents can and do occur. If you’ve got a child that wants to try out skateboarding, then here are some useful tips on safety issues. Successful skateboarding involves managing to balance, ride …

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Safe Teething Remedies

In many ways, teething is an exciting time, as it heralds the arrival of a baby’s first teeth. However, the process of teething can be long and laborious for a baby, not least as it’s painful and uncomfortable. Teething remedies can help ease the discomfort, but you do need to …

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Child Safety Around Hair Straighteners

Safety conscious parents have long been aware of the danger that home gadgets such as irons and electric sockets could pose for young children, but it’s modern gadgets such as hair straighteners that need to be taken note of. They may serve a great purpose for helping mum straighten her …

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We Learnt First Aid as a Family: A Case Study

Learning how to do first aid is one of those vital skills that could make a considerable difference and save a life, should an accident occur. We caught up with the Taylor family, who decided to learn first aid skills together. Read on to discover their experiences and why they …

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What Are The Rules Regarding Accidents in a Day Nursery?

Sorry to hear that your son had an accident at nursery. All nursery schools should have an accident policy in place, which helps staff record accidents that occur and act appropriately to deal with the situation. The accident policy may vary slightly from nursery to nursery, but in general you …

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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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Baby Walker Safety

During the transition from crawling to walking, babies enjoy anything which they can use to pull themselves up into a standing position. Baby walkers help to serve this purpose well, but there have been some concerns over their safety. In this article, we’ll explore what these concerns are and whether …

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