Children. Preparing them for the school year involves more than a new outfit.

The first few days of your child’s new school year are filled with excitement and enthusiasm. Summer’s over and the thrill of classroom learning has returned. Yet how do you share your concern for your child’s safety without dampening her enthusiasm? Create hypothetical situations then ask your child, “What would you do in that situation?” This approach doesn’t put your child in the discussion’s center but affords him the opportunity to evaluate a possible scenario. Canada’s RCMP “Street Proofing” Safety Tips http://bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=2075&languageId=1&contentId=21081 Frequent discussion and a preventive approach will reduce … Continue reading Children. Preparing them for the school year involves more than a new outfit.