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🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family
🎗 Parenting is risky business
“Now that the risk of covid is starting to recede, our children are heading out into the big world again, often without us. And, naturally, most parents are feeling a bit worried, not just about viruses but about all the potential risks out there.”
Read Safety Rules Every Family Needs by Dr. Laura Markham
🥗 Learn how your child copes with stress
“A child’s age and maturity affect how they view and responds to stress. We can also teach children ways to better manage stress in their lives. If you understand how your child feels and copes with stress, you will be better able to help them deal with the stress.”
Read Helping Children Feel Safe in Stressful Times by Nationwide Children’s
🗂 What really keeps kids safe on the internet?
“To help kids maximize the Internet’s benefits — while minimizing the risks — we offer the latest research, tips, and tools on what really keeps kids safe.”
Read Privacy and Internet Safety by Common Sense Media
👨👩👧👦 How to safely release our kids into the wild
“As children get old enough to be home or out in public on their own, these drills become even more important because they will not have you to give instructions in an emergency.”
Read Preparedness Drills to Do with Your Kids by Amy VR
🏡 There’s no place like home… keep it safe!
“In this section, you’ll learn about all the things you can do to help ensure that your kids get the freedom that comes from being active, healthy and safe at home.”
Read HOME SAFETY by Safe Kids Worldwide
🧗🏽♀️ Are you prepared to let your teen venture out alone?
“Most teens are eager for more freedom and parents often are nervous about what will happen when their children aren’t supervised.”
Read Independent teens: 9 safety tips for going out alone by Shine365