Christmas: Holiday safety tips

  • When visiting friends and relatives, check the environment for these same types of safety hazards.
  • Identify lights as pretty to watch, but dangerous to put in your mouth or grab.
  • Tell your toddlers and preschoolers what is safe to touch and what is likely to shatter or break.
  • Place candles and breakable items out of the reach of children until they fully understand the risks involved.
  • Above all, use your common sense. Look around your home and other environments where your child will spend time this holiday season to identify potential hazards. A little caution can go a long way to ensure that your holiday season is safe and merry!

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