Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is right around the corner. Thousands of children will be out and about that night collecting their bags of goodies. As much fun as those kids will have, Halloween night requires parents to be extra vigilant with their safety.
By following these simple tips, you’ll greatly diminish your child’s risk of injury.
- Ensure your child has light reflectors on them to make them more visible in the dark.
- Keep your child in your sight. That will allow you to monitor where they are.
- Don’t allow teenagers to go out alone. Make sure they are in a group of kids. There’s safety in numbers.
- Make sure older children who go out with their friends have their cell phone. Have them check in with you periodically.
- Trick or treat in neighborhoods you are familiar with. Being caught out after dark in an area you don’t know is never a good idea.
- When you return home, before your child enjoys their treats, check the candy to make sure it hasn’t been tampered with.
- When your trick or treating with your children, be aware of where you are and who is around you. While Halloween is supposed to be a night of light-hearted fun for children, there are those who will take advantage of the anonymity of the costumes.
Halloween is a wonderful opportunity for families to spend quality time together indulging in carefree fun. There’s a pure joy in the shrieks and peals of laughter of children as they see the decorations and costumes. You’ll have a timeless memory as you watch your child race up the sidewalk anticipating the candy they’ll receive.
Children grow up so fast. Before you know it they’ll be hanging out with their friends. So enjoy this Halloween but do it safely.
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