Ready for Anything: 7 Important Safety Lessons to Teach Your Kids

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Look Both Ways
Road safety starts early in our house since we walk to and from the school bus. Teaching your kids the rule of the road, looking both ways and to check your ... more 
Photo by: Photostock
Look Both Ways
Road safety starts early in our house since we walk to and from the school bus. Teaching your kids the rule of the road, looking both ways and to check your (walking) blind-spot is important for their safety.
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Wed, Feb 27, 2013 1:32 PM EST
There really is no wrong time to start teaching kids about online safety, dangers around the house and how to deal with any situations that arise with strangers. The earlier you start these conversations, the better. I have a few rules and guidelines for safety in our house, and some are everyday things and others are for those scary times I hope never happen. We talk often (but not too much so they get scared) about trusting your instincts, how and when to call 9-1-1 and a handful of other important lessons on safety I hope they grasp and remember -- yet never need. Click through for 7 important safety lessons to teach your kids! - By Devan McGuinness



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