The Parent’s Guide to Outdoor Safety
Apr30

The Parent’s Guide to Outdoor Safety

Spring is here !!! Here is a chance for us to share with you some outdoor safety tips! For homeowners, this means that it’s finally time to pull out the gardening equipment and begin tending to the trees and flowerbeds. Those of us who are parents will also realize that our children will be tugging at our sleeves to go out and play once again. As much as we love for our children to put down their electronic devices and get outdoors,...

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5 Best Ways to Teach Children About Kitchen Safety
Apr02

5 Best Ways to Teach Children About Kitchen Safety

Kitchen safety comprises an essential element of kids’ domestic education. All too often, though, kitchen safety rules come in the form of a boring and long written list which kids aren’t guaranteed to read, let alone follow. Give the following five tips a go, though, and you’ll be able to transform your children into competent and safe kitchen-hands in a jiffy. Activity time Firstly, of course, it’s logical to establish what kitchen...

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Health and safety wallet for children
Mar19

Health and safety wallet for children

We all want to become Mama Bears in life when it comes to keeping our children safe and healthy. But the question is how do we do that? There are so many instances where they could slip away and get lost, especially the school going children. There is a dire need for all of us to strive to create an environment that is open, honest and comfortable for our kids and at the same time work to develop a friendly relationship with them so...

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Back to School Safety Tips
Jan12

Back to School Safety Tips

This post was first published on 24th September, 2016. I have edited it, updated it, added more info and access to a 5-day email course and republished it! I initally started this 7-day challenge titled BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS on my Facebook group called CHILD & SCHOOL SAFETY in 2016. It now serves as a termly reminder just as schools resume for a new term. It also forms part of a service/product I provide called BACK TO SCHOOL...

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How to choose a safe school for your child
Nov02

How to choose a safe school for your child

CAN YOU TELL A SAFE SCHOOL WHEN YOU SEE ONE? Just days ago, a child died in a Nursery somewhere in Lagos Nigeria. Going by what the child minder said, the child started convulsing after eating. She started to make phone calls to her boss and then the parents of the child to report the condition of the child. The child’s mother told her to take the child to a certain hospital in Ajao Estate. The child died before getting to the...

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Incident under-reporting in schools – a worrying trend
Oct23

Incident under-reporting in schools – a worrying trend

There seems to be a high level of incident under-reporting in schools. Many believe it will be used against them so if they can avoid it, all the better. They forget that if a child goes home with an unexplained injury, no parent will keep quiet about it. “What happened to my child?” Picture this! Sharon goes to pick her daughter from school but on getting there, she finds that her daughter Sandra has a swollen bruised...

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