Posted: August 09, 2016
Everyone here knows the truth of the matter: You couldn’t be happier about your kids getting out of your hair and going back to school, right? We understand completely.
And now that your mini-me’s are back in their natural habitat and among their own, now’s a great time to brush up on ways to keep them safe as they head back to class.
Here are 5 safety tips for a productive and healthy school year.
Even if you drop off and pick up your child at school each day, anything could happen during the seven-hour span that they’re out of your sight. That’s why it’s imperative that your children have the basics down. Make sure that they know:
Also, train your children to not leave the school grounds with people they don’t know.
With a healthy number of kids using the Internet beginning at age three, it’s safe to say that your grade-schooler likely has some experience surfing the web. That’s why it’s important to be aware of their online activities at all times. What websites are they visiting? Are they engaging with anyone? Are they spending too much time online? These are questions that you can get the answer to with one, or a combination of, the following:
Your little scholar may be toting around some big reading materials that could lead to backpack-related injuries if you’re not careful. To prevent your child from hurting himself, keep the following guidelines in mind:
For kids who are young enough to still get themselves into trouble if left to their own devices, having the responsibility of staying by themselves after school is a big deal. Make sure they stay safe by:
If you’ve decided that your child is mature enough to handle being alone for a while after school, you’d probably still like to be able to keep an eye on them, right? That’s where home security cameras come in. The latest camera setups:
Your kids will feel more confident about being home alone knowing that they’re never out of your protective sight.
Back to school season is an exciting time for families. Make the most of it by continuing to keep safety priority number one.