For Halloween, attach reflective tape to trick or treat bags and costumes so automobile drivers can see children when crossing the street.
Cell phone radiation has been shown to damage blood cells, DNA, nerve cells and vision. The radiation may cause sleep problems, fatigue and headaches. Limit the amount of cell phone radiation exposure your child receives.
Children are far more susceptible to the effects of cell phone radiation than adults. Kids skulls are much thinner so radiation can penetrate the brain easier when a cell phone is held up to the ear. This radiation is then absorbed by a larger area of the brain than an adult’s brain would.
Students must be careful when crossing streets even in school zones. A study showed 1 of 6 school zone drivers is distracted with a cell phone.
Children don’t develop a sense of danger until they are 7 or 8. This is after many of them begin walking to school and crossing streets. Make sure your kids know when it is safe to cross the street when walking to school. Dangerous accidents do happen!
Children often think that if they can see a car, the driver of the car can see them. They also believe that cars can stop at any split second. Teach your kids the facts before having them walk to school.
Parents should buy furniture with wide legs or with solid bases. They are less likely to tip over onto young children. Accidents do happen.
It is important that parents take steps to secure top-heavy pieces of furniture. Thousands of young children get injured every year.
Place flat panel TVs low to the ground and near the backs of their stands. This will prevent them from toppling onto young kids.
Teach your children not to give out personal info online including Twitter and Facebook. Tell them about the dangers of on-line predators.