Cool Tips for Parents: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

During this long hot summer, numerous funs like camping, swimming, boating, biking, barbeques can be fully enjoyed by your kids. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of injuries, and no parent wants their child to end up in the emergency room. Here are some key tips for you to keep your kids safe.

• Water Safety

Public pools, backyard pools, the beach and lakes are all great places for swimming. However, you should be strict on your kids at this point and allow them to swim only when there is a lifeguard or an adult is present. Also, weather conditions should be considered in advance before letting them go swimming since it is very dangerous to swim if bad weather approaches.

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• Sun Safety.
The strongest rays of the day appear between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m, so avoid having your children exposed during this period of time. Sunscreen that contains both UVA and UVB protection and sunglasses with 100% UV are two necessities for your kids.

• Fire Safety
Every summer there is increased risk of residential fires due to barbecues, gasoline, overloaded electrical outlets. Fires are one of the leading causes of accidental injury death. So make sure large appliances that use high wattage, such as air conditioners, have their own outlet and put lighter or match away from your little kid’s sight.

Actually, the hidden dangers are everywhere in the family. If you have to work and leave your kids alone at home, install an IP camera in your home is one of the best choice. Through the live video, you can know every move of your little ones when you are at office and give you extra peace of mind.

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