Teaching Kids to Stay Found

How to Avoid Getting Lost—And What to Do if it Happens By Heather Stephenson, AMC Outdoors, April 2013 Wanda Rice has organized popular workshops to help kids “stay found” and has given plenty of trailhead talks on safety as leader of the family outings committee of Appalachian Mountain Club’s New Hampshire Chapter. But still she […]

Why Parents, Nannies, and Au Pairs Should Read Books by Gavin de Becker

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs In response to the horrific killing of an eight-year old boy in Brooklyn we posted the Test of Twelve by Gavin de Becker to help determine if a child is ready to walk home alone, I first remember seeing Gavin de Backer on the Oprah […]

Have You Ever Lost a Child at an Amusement Park?

What to do if You Lose Sight of a Child at an Amusement Park 1. Before you go, explain to the children what they should do if they get separated at any time from you. Typically they should stay put. Never run. Their nanny or parents will retrace their steps and look for you where […]

Lost Child Safety Tips

If you work as a nanny or au pair your priority is to keep children safe. We have been recommending children safety identification products to protect children in case they get lost. But, we also must prepare children to know what to do in case you are ever separated. Here are some Safety Tips: 1. […]

Do the Kids Know What to Do if They Get Lost?

Safety Information Every Child Should Know We have been recommending child ID safety tags for kids. In case the child you care for is lost or injured in an accident, safety tattoos, bracelets, and tags can be the vital link to quickly reunite you. Sunday we recommended Who’s Shoes Child ID Tags, last week we […]

Which is More Important To You – Your Child or Your Pet?

Child ID Challenge Mission Which is more important to you – your child or your pet? Strange question? Not really, when you consider these statistics: * 60,000 pets are reported lost or stolen each year and 90-percent wear ID* 700,000 children – more than one each minute – are reported lost for more than one-hour […]

Have You Used a Child Safety Shoe ID Tag?

Products Nannies and Au Pairs Love! You turn away for only a moment and your charge is gone, lost in a sea of people, it could be a store, amusement park, or airport. Over the past two weeks we recommended safety tattoos and safety bracelets that include immediate, up-to-date information for police should a child […]

SafetyTat

Products Nannies Love As nannies, au pairs, and their charges are venturing out to amusement parks, playgrounds, and zoos there’s no better time to disucss keeping tabs on kids in public places. Last week we recommended Tig Tagz a bracelet for children to wear with important information on it case you lose track of a […]

Have You Ever Lost a Child in Your Care?

Tig Tagz: Products Nannies Love There is nothing more scary than losing a child in a public place. So, a mother developed Tig Tagz little disposable bracelets for kids that carry important information on them. You can order these adorable wristbands with customized information or blank to be filled out at home. They are weather […]