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Teaching General Safety Rules to Children

Published March 2013: Mom.Me

Screen shot 2013-03-05 at 9.58.24 AMTeaching General Safety Rules to Children
How to help your little one avoid danger

Article Excerpt:

At school, children learn the infamous “Stop, Drop and Roll” and the basics of stranger danger, but as parents, it’s important to teach general safety rules to children at home, too. “My advice to parents is to work hard on your communication with your child,” says Kim Estes, certified prevention educator and founder of Savvy Parents, Safe Kids, in Redmond, Washington. “Keep a consistent conversation going about your values around safety.” Make learning about safety a family affair with games, lists and open communication, so your children are prepared.

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– Shannon Philpott



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