Child Proofing Tips

By Robert Robillard

Image: safetyresource.org Child Proofing Tips For Your Home As I mentioned in part 1, proper supervision, securing dangerous items and common sense is the best safety combination you can use. Making a child’s environment a safe one is is half the battle! These child proofing tips will help you get started. I recently “childproofed” a…

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Child Proofing Your Home

By Robert Robillard

Child poisonings are most common in children between ages 3 and 5.   Photo:  ADAM.com This is part one of a five part child safety tip series. Keeping our kids safe is a priority of mine.  Child proofing your home can bring us to feelings of safety but when there are infants and toddlers present…

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Tips for Kids using the Internet

By Robert Robillard

Image: teach-ict.com Internet Safety Tips for Kids and Teens to Stay Safer When Using Blogs and Social Networking Sites 1. Never post any personal information. {cell phone number, address, or the name of your school, sports team, or pictures that could give away revealing info. like your your name, school, license plate or Town, etc]…

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Keeping Kids Safe Online

By Robert Robillard

Image: http://www.collier.k12.fl.us/ Keeping Kids Safe NetSmartz.org Keeping Kids Safe Online is serious business.  Recent incidents involving Internet crimes against children have been prominent in the media.  In some incidents, the crimes have involved suspects and victims who met each other on social networking or blogging sites such as MySpace, Friendster, Xanga, and Facebook. The unprecedented…

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Cellphone Safely

By Robert Robillard

 Image: www.dialaphone.co.uk Tips for Parents and Guardians on Using Cellphones Safely Cellphone Safely can be fairly straightforward to grasp but difficult to enforce. Monitor your children’s wireless use just as you do their online computer use. Keep the lines of communication open with your children so they will be more likely to tell you if they…

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Prescribed Stimulant or Academic Enhancer?

By Robert Robillard

Image: wikimedia.org Prescribed Stimulants Used as Study Aids A report from NPR Radio states that college students are using commonly prescribed stimulants for attention-deficit disorder [i.e., Adderall and Ritalin] to help them study. The students call these amphetamine drugs, “smart drugs” or “study drugs,” and purchase them from other students from anywhere from $ 5…

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Ice Safely for Ponds and Lakes

By Robert Robillard

Source: orlandfire.org   Ice Safety – Enjoying Your Time On The Ice Last month I heard of several people falling through the ice. Two people in Massachusetts recently fell through ice and died.  This article will focus on ice safety and educate you on the proper thickness ice needs to be. My son has a…

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Internet Safety Tips

By Robert Robillard

Source: www.ruf.rice.edu Think Before You Press ~ SEND Many folks and kids are unaware of how dangerou8s and permanent their comments and pictures are on the internet.  Please take a peek at the Internet Safety Tips below:   Nothing sent or posted is ever private. Your messages and images will get passed around, even if…

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