Every parent wonders whether a child is old enough to be left alone, and for the first few times we will worry they will be safe on their own.The law does not dictate how old a child must be before they can be left alone at home. However, the law does state that any child … [Read more...] about Home Alone—How Old Is Old Enough?
Parents are pushed to the limit by work and school schedules and most are running late and it’s only noon.There are too many stories of child abuse on the TV news and in newspapers that stop us in our tracks; just what would drive a parent do something like that to their own … [Read more...] about One Spill Away From Disaster
When you have a child flying alone there are some things you will want to do to help ensure their safety. Follow some of these rules of thumb to help ensure their safety and protect them from getting lost, stranded, etc.:1.Put them on direct flights. Most airlines will not allow … [Read more...] about Rules of Thumb When Your Child is Flying Alone
Peer pressure or pack mentality can stir up a lot of trouble for a child who would never think of breaking the law, hurting another person’s feelings or destroying property. A child who obeys parents and respects others may be emboldened to go against everything he knows on a … [Read more...] about Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Cards and Peer Pressure
While Christmas is one of the happiest holidays for many during the year, it is also a dangerous time of year. There are safety concerns with many of the different aspects of Christmas. The following are some of the Christmas safety tips to help you have a happy holiday. Tree … [Read more...] about Need to Know: Staying Safe at Christmas Time