As parents, we’re constantly searching for new ways to make our children happy, healthy, and safe. Caroline Hampton, of Openeducators.org, and parent herself, has been kind enough to compile this list of ten amazing resources in an effort to help ensure the well being of all our children and offer some much needed peace of mind for all us parents out there:
How to Spend More Quality Time With Your Child – Written by a medical doctor from Parents.com, this article outlines the importance of spending time with your children, and how you can ensure time spent is focused on quality, not quantity.
The Parent’s Guide to Childcare Safety – No matter your child’s age, safety is always a top concern. This article provides an overview of safety measures and steps you can take when dealing with common issues that arise when raising a child.
6 Ways to Cope While Raising Kids and Caring for Elderly Parents – Raising children while caring for elderly parents is just a fact of life for many parents, and empoweringparents.com has done a great job of summarizing how we can cope with the struggle of caring for not only children, but our own parents as well.
A Parent’s Guide to First Aid – Although we hope it never happens, in the event your child is sick or injured it’s important to learn the basics of first aid, and know what to do in the case of an emergency.
Kids Home Alone? Follow These Safety Tips – At a certain point, every parent faces the decision of leaving their child home alone. Even if they’re old enough, it’s important to be sure that your home is as safe as possible while you’re gone.
Home Security, Crime Prevention and Safety Center for Kids – A great list of articles put out by yourlocalsecurity.com, which highlights everything from home safety, to internet safety. A must read for parents with children of any age.
A Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression – We’re now seeing teenage depression occur in greater numbers than ever before. If you have a teen, give this guide a read to see how you can help.
A Family Affair: The Science Behind Creating Culinary Masterpieces with Your Young Chef – Cooking with your kids? Find out how it can be beneficial to not just their physical health, but their mental health too!
The 10 Best Family Dog Breeds – Looking at getting a dog? Cesar Milan outlines the top breeds to bring into your family.
Do you have a favorite resource, site, or article that is your “go to” for child and home safety? Let us know, we’d love to share it with our readers!