Keep a kid safe for a minute or help them learn to be safe for a lifetime!

Research shows that just saying don’t do that doesn’t work. You have to give kids the knowledge to learn how to evaluate the risks of life.

A study published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology shows that taking the time to explain the risks to a child is better than saying don’t do that. This allows the child to understand why and even better it provides the child with the tools to learn to evaluate all of the risks he or she will face in life.

Kids take risks not to take risks, but because they don’t know what the dangers are. More importantly children have no ability to evaluate the risks. You don’t know something is going to hurt unless you learn. There are two ways to learn.

1.   Get hurt

2.   Have someone explain the reasons and risks to you.

However the study did say there are still children who are prone to get hurt. When they grow up they are called guides!  J

See Explain the Present Danger to Children So They Stay Safe

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