3 Important Tips to Keeping your Children Safe

Parenting can be very rewarding, but at times the things our children do can scare us. One of the scariest things a small child could do would have to be to get lost. They can be in a store with you looking at something and before you know it they’ve wondered off and are no longer in the same area as you. Another thing they can do is think they know how to get home by themselves only to find out it’s not possible and they’ve gotten themselves into a neighborhood that’s not familiar.

This can happen in any community and at any time and it can scare not only the child, but the parents as well. Training your children to know what to do in any situation like this is a good thing to do, but it’s not always done and the main reason is because some parents are blind to these situations or we just think it will never happen to you. If you think this way you’ll regret it sooner or later if it were to happen to you.

While it’s scary to think it could happen to you, it’s very important to make sure you’re children are safe and educated. Here are a few tips to help you to protect your children.

1. If you go to the store with your children regularly it’s important to talk to them about what to do if they get separated from you. Teach them who to talk to and who not to talk to so you know they’re safe. If you visit a store regularly you could set a place to meet if you get separated from each other.

2. If your children must walk home from school or a bus stop you need to make sure they can get home if they have to do it on their own. Walk with them from school to home and home to school and when they feel they can do it alone let them make the walk alone, but follow behind them.

3. Preparing your children is a must no matter what. One of the best things to do is prepare their backpack with their name and phone number or address. This will help either the police or an innocent bystander that’s there to help your child. Another thing that’s important to do is make sure you teach your children their phone number and address so they can share this information with the person that finds them.

When you make sure your children are informed and show them what to do in any situation you’ll feel better about letting them do things on their own. You’ll feel like they’ll be safe if they get lost. When you use these steps, your children will be safer.

Corrie Petersen runs a successful Virtual Assistant business and she’s the owner of WAHM-Articles.com. She is married and has two teenagers. She loves spending time with her family. Catch up with everything she has going on when you click here to read her mommy blog.

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My name is Corrie and I'm from Wyoming. I've been married to Kevin since 1993 and we have two wonderful boys.

I'm a Virtual Assistant and a Ghostwriter. I love what I do and I enjoy spending time with my family.

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