Winter Weather Safety Tip #4: Make sure your child has appropriate shoes when walking to school. Sidewalks can get very slippery!
There are lots of fun winter activities for families this time of year. Over the next several posts we will take a look at winter weather safety tips to keep your children safe this winter season.
Winter Weather Safety Tip #1: Always wear a helmet while skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and playing other fast-paced slippery winter activities.
Overloaded school backpacks cause more than 20,000 back injuries per year. Make sure the backpack weighs no more than 10-15% of the child’s total body weight when in use. Have wide padded shoulder straps and a hip strap to distribute weight. Make sure the backpack does not hang below the student’s hip line. Also keep the heaviest books closest to the back.
If any members of the Y3K Tutor In Your Home family attended the finish line of the Boston Marathon, we hope you are safe. After this terrible and unspeakable terrorist act, all we can say is you are in our hearts and prayers.
A concussion is a brain injury.
All concussions are serious.
Concussions can occur without loss of consciousness.
Concussions can occur in almost any sport.
Proper treatment of concussions when they first happen can help prevent further injury or death.
Parents should buy furniture with wide legs or with solid bases. They are less likely to tip over onto young children. Accidents do happen.
Place flat panel TVs low to the ground and near the backs of their stands. This will prevent them from toppling onto young kids.
Parents must secure flat-panel TVs, which have narrow centers of gravity. There are high incidences of them falling over onto young children.