Category: Safety During Holidays

Holiday Family Safety Plan for Going Out in Public

At Kidpower, we want everyone to have a joyful, safe holiday season. You can have more fun and less problems by putting a clear, realistic Safety Plan in place with your children before you go out shopping or to public events. These tips from Kidpower can help to prevent meltdowns, getting lost, arguments, and accidents


How to Make Family Gatherings Great Instead of Awful

Some families are easy. Everyone finds it easy to get along, easy to have fun doing things together, and easy to work out problems. Unfortunately, I don’t know any families like that, but theoretically, they must exist. A family gathering or reunion might be with your family of origin – or it might be with […]


Summer Safety: Kidpower Tips for Families

Ah, summer! Time for many families to explore, relax, and try out new activities in different places with new people. Vacations, camps, overnights, outings to amusement parks, or increased “home alone” time can be wonderful experiences, and they can all be more enjoyable when children have basic safety skills – skills they can build on […]


Safety Plans for Preparing Children to Do Things that Make Adults Worried

Children’s drive to explore and be more independent can give ulcers to their parents. It can be challenging to find the right balance between keeping children safe while letting them visit new places, be with new people and do more adventurous things. The Boy Who Thought He Could Fly I can remember my son Arend […]


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