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Safety For Your Family


Safety is a priority for any parent. Especially nowadays, when there are so many threats to children and women and sometimes even men, it pays to be aware of happenings around you and how to prevent them. We list some common situations that you may face as a responsible parent and how you can overcome them.

Prevent Sports Injuries

Sport injuries are quite common in children who are into sports. Though these injuries are not always fatal but still they require medical attention. Many of ...read more
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Eve Teasing

Eve Teasing is very common. Everyday women come across some form of eve teasing. What should women do? Should they speak up or remain quite? Read on the arti ...read more
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Safety Strategies

Children are very easy targets for kidnappers. They can easily be lured by the kidnappers. If children are taught to be on guard at all times and are taught s ...read more
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Answering Machine Safety

Answering machines are are good way to know who has called you when you were not there at home. They make life easy in the sense we can get any important mess ...read more
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Tips to Prevent Abduction

Every year we hear about children being kidnapped for ransom. Children are vulnerable targets so they are easy to be lured into. The kidnapping statistics are ...read more
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Are You Prepared to Cope With an Earthquake?

Natural disasters can happen anytime and they are nearly always unpredictable. Earthquakes are also natural disasters. They can cause a lot of devastation. He ...read more
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Hire With Care

Nanny is a necessity in today's times. They help in taking car of young children or babies. A good nanny is like a boon. Before hiring a nanny, be careful an ...read more
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Net Safety

Internet has become an indispensable part of a child's life. There is so much information available on the net that it is difficult to monitor the children. ...read more
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Internet Safety

Internet has changed our lives to a great extent. There is an information overload. Unknowingly children can be exposed to dangerous information, which can ha ...read more
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Computers and Your Child

Computers are not a luxury but a necessity. It helps children in their studies. How should we as a parent, monitor the computer usage by children? Surfing on ...read more
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Getting Lost

A child separated from his mother is very traumatic experience for him. a child can easily get lost in a crowded place or a mall when parents are busy browsin ...read more
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A Kidnapping Attempt

Kidnapping attempt can be a horrifying experience for a child. It can cause severe trauma. Here is a true incident sent by a contributor, wanting to share her ...read more
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Instant Messaging

Instant messaging or IM is the latest method of staying connected with each other. Children find IMs the easy way to stay in touch. Everybody has access to co ...read more
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Trampoline Safety

Playing on trampolines is very fun. Children get excited while playing on it but it can cause injuries, if proper care is not taken. Parents must supervise c ...read more
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Safe Play

Children love playing outdoors. During summer vacations they are out all day playing in the sun. Sun can cause a lot of damage in children as their skin is de ...read more
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Cell Phones

Children have now access to everything. Cellphones are now so common. Before giving your child cellphone, think about the pros and cons. Cellphones can be mis ...read more
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Travel At Night

Dangers lurk everywhere and also in places which seem harmless. It is specially very dangerous to travel at night. Warning the children against dangers is on ...read more
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Date Rape

Persons known to a girl can become their tormentors. Girls can be raped by persons known to them. Date rape is now common in Indian urban class. Girls should ...read more
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Tethered

With advances in technology and advent of cellphones, it is now possible to monitor every step of children. But this has not brought the children any closer t ...read more
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A Foot in Two Families

Divorce or separation is an unhappy event in the life of parents and children. When a new family is established, it creates a feeling of guilt in single paren ...read more
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Road Safety

Speeding is so much fun. It gives a great adrenalin rush. But it is very dangerous. With new, smooth, wide roads, riding is more fun and speeding is a norm. D ...read more
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Be Safe

Children should be taught basic lifesaving tips in this age when crime rates are rising. Basic safety tips will help them to cope in case of any untoward inci ...read more
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Child Abuse

Child abuse is very common now. Most of the time abusers are person known to the child. Child abuse has a disastrous effect on their lives. Give attention to ...read more
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Agoraphobia

Life is so unpredictable, each day passes in fear. We live in fear of crowded places, fear of deserted places and so on. We have forgotten the essence of bein ...read more
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Prevent Kidnappings

Abductions or kidnappings are common now a days. The reason of kidnappings vary. Children are more vulnerable to abductions as they are easy targets. We can t ...read more
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Talk about Abuse

Child abuse can be prevented by taking some basic precautions. Parents are concerned about their children's safety but they can not be with them all the time. ...read more
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Parents' Guide to Social Networking

Networking sites are commonly accessed by teenagers to make new friends and to remain updated. Social networking sites are an easy way to keep in touch with t ...read more
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Keep your Child Safe in the Bathroom

Bathrooms though appear to be innocuous, are very dangerous places. Accidents can occur in bathrooms especially with young children. Injuries in bathrooms can ...read more
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Pros and Cons of Social Networking for Kids

Learn about the pros and cons of allowing your children to use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, etc. and how you can ensure their safety online ...read more
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Don't Talk To Strangers

Very often we hear parents telling their children to not to talk with strangers. But a child's perspective of stranger is different from that of adults. Paren ...read more
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Tips for Driving Safely

India has highest number of road accidents. People openly flout the rules and do not take precautions. Driving safely is a must not only for the driver but al ...read more
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Terrorism and safety of children

Parents are concerned about children's safety more so after Mumbai terror attack. Parents ensure their child's safety at home, in parks and so on but when in ...read more
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Accidental poisoning

Children can be victims of accidental poisoning at home. Parents panic when accidental poisoning happens. They are at loss of their thinking skills. Instead ...read more
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Safeguarding your child from poisons

Children are curious by nature so they like to explore every nook and corner. Many things can be hazardous to health. Keeping such things out of the reach of ...read more
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Toy safety for your child

Many of the children's toys though appear to be child safe but can be dangerous. Many toys are made up of small parts and these are really dangerous as childr ...read more
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Keep Your Child Safe at the Playground

Children are prone to injuries when playing. Most often these injuries are not life threatening. But injuries can be severe also, if care is not taken while p ...read more
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How to Find Good Nanny for Your Baby

Are you searching a nanny for taking care of your baby? It is very necessary for you to ensure that your baby is in safe hands when you are at work. Therefore ...read more
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Safe at Home

Accidents can happen anywhere but small babies are very prone to accidents at home. Babies are very curious by nature so they wander about in home and may be ...read more
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Bust Those Germs

A germ free home is a happy home. We all clean our homes and make it squeaky clean, but squeaky clean does not mean germ free. Germs cause many diseases. How ...read more
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She was NIRBHAYA

The impact of the Delhi gang rape case was far reaching on adults as well as children. After this incident most women and girls feel ashamed of being female. ...read more
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Teaching Kids to Be Smart About Strangers

Teaching kids to be smart about strangers is the most important lesson to be taught by parents. Being street smart is helpful in avoiding difficult situations ...read more
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10 Safety Rules Every Child Must Know

Dangers keep lurking from everywhere all the time and especially for kids. But if your children are aware of the smart safety rules they can avoid a lot of ri ...read more
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How to Teach Traffic and Road Safety Rules to Kids

Usually parents always accompany kids while crossing roads or travelling. But teaching traffic and safety rules to kids can be useful in case if your child ha ...read more
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10 Life Saving Skills Which Kids Must Learn

Parents try to keep their families and kids safe all the time but the chances of emergencies cannot be ruled out completely. Therefore, it is essential to tea ...read more
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10 Things Students Should Never Do on Social Media

School going children or students are not aware what is good and what is bad. They are not even aware of social media dos and don’ts. Therefore, educating t ...read more
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What to Do if Your Child Gets Lost?

One of the biggest fears which parents face is that of child getting lost. Therefore, all parents must be alert and alert their kids on what should be done wh ...read more
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Tips for Parents to Ensure Child's Safety in School

Ensuring safety of children in school is a responsibility of school authorities and staff as wells as parents. Read on to find tips for ensuring your child’ ...read more
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Harmful Effects of Technology on Developing Children

Technology is a blessing for mankind but it can also have many negative effects on the development of children. Learn more about the harmful effects of techno ...read more
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Kid's Photos Parents Must Never Share on Social Networks

Parents should be careful while uploading photos of their children on social networking sites. Find information about the kid’s photos that parents must nev ...read more
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Ill Effects of Electronic Gadgets on Kids

The average time spent by children with electronic gadgets like television, mobile phones, tablets, Ipads etc; is increasing considerably. Spending too much o ...read more
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Child Abduction Facts and Keeping Children Safe

Being aware of the child abduction facts can help you to be alert and safeguard your kids from abductions and kidnappings. Find more about the child abduction ...read more
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