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27 Apr

Do You Know What Distracts Parents Most?

Posted in Tips on 27.04.15 by Merlyn

New research has now found one major reason why parents sometimes pay less attention to their children. Distractions and leaving your children out of your eyes for a moment are amongst the top reasons for accidental injuries amongst the young ones.

Maybe you have guessed it already, the big distraction and one cause for an increased number of injuries of your child can be your smart phone.

According to the study, emergency rooms in the United States treat more than 200,000 children under the age of 14 for playground -related injuries. Many times, as the study shows, the parents had gotten distracted by their cell phones!

If you are a parent, use your smart phone and other electronic devices sensibly when your children are around.

Don’t make the mistake to risk your children’s health by turning your attention to your cell phone rather than to your children

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18 Dec

Fire Safety And Your Children

Posted in Education, Tips on 18.12.14 by Merlyn

Wireless_Smoke_DetectorIf you are a parent you are naturally always concerned about your children’s safety and well-being.

Chances are you will have a fair share of stories to tell where your children ran into a dangerous situation, things which otherwise appear harmless or even mundane for us adults so we didn’t even consider that it may pose a danger for all children.

A good example for this would be the kitchen or the bathroom where everyone with small children will always have to be wary and on the lookout.

A lighter or a package of matches, carelessly left on a shelf is another good example for potential troubles when small children are in the household.

It is therefore very important that you educate your children about all those dangers from a very early age on. For instance, teaching them about the dangers of fires and educating them in fire safety  should be top of your list here. It is a sad fact that a good number of fires that happen every year in the United Kingdom is caused by children.

Make sure that you equip your home with modern smoke detectors and fire alarms. This should be mandatory whether you are a parent or not. Highly effective smoke detectors today won’t cost you a lot of money and they are also very easy to maintain.

For large homes and especially for commercial buildings, hospitals and similar places, a wireless fire alarm can be the best option. The reason for this is that a wireless fire alarm can be installed quickly without the hassles of major work required as is the case with wired fire alarm systems.

The spoken , if you want to increase your home’s fire safety, in particular if I have small children, you should check out today’ wireless fire alarm wireless smoke detectors.

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