children’s safety

Top Tips for staying safe in the sun this summer

by ParentalChoice
in safety, Holidays, children's safety, Children's health, Children
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Your summer plans may include hitting the beach, or just spending more time outdoors with your children. However, the summer is a peak time for accidental injuries as children have more time unsupervised or are maybe looked after by a young babysitter or older sibling. Babyem have outlined their top tips for keeping children safe ...

Safety, Online Pressures and Unhappy Children

by ParentalChoice
in Screens, safety, Parenting, children's safety, Children, Childcare
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If you were asked to list items that make children unsafe, what would you say? Obviously, many parents would create an unending list of dangerous toys, strangers, bullies, and safety concerns hiding in our homes and flats. After all, we have read the dangers about choking hazards, toys made with lead paint, and unsafe children’s ...

Double Danger – Halloween and Bonfire Night

by ParentalChoice
in children's safety, Children's health, Children, Childcare
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Well it’s that time of year again – the double act – Halloween and Bonfire Night with Christmas licking at our heels.  It can all be a lot of fun and also a lot of work. The thing about Halloween is that, yes, the kids love it but it is also a huge hassle for ...

Child Safety Week 1-7 June

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, children's safety, Children, Childcare
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  It is Child Safety Week 1 – 7 June 2015 (www.capt.org.uk) so it is a good time to answer a few of the most common worries that parents and child carers often encounter. We asked Roma Felstein from Safe and Sound for her advice. Accident prevention is not about restricting children or wrapping them ...

Stranger Danger

by ParentalChoice
in safety, Parenting, children's safety, Children, Childcare
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Stranger danger is a strong term that means the same to all of us, the risk of harm to our children from people that they don’t know. Almost all of us teach it to our young in some way from an early age along with other obvious safety lessons such as fire can burn and ...

What Christmas means to me – Terina Keene, Chief Executive of the Railway Children

by ParentalChoice
in children's safety, Children, Childcare
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Some of us are very lucky and are able to have Christmases full of love, fun, good food and wonderful presents. But there are many amongst us, a lot of them children, who are not so fortunate. With that thought in mind, Parental Choice asked Terina Keene, Chief Executive of the charity, the Railway Children ...