During the holiday season you're busy decking the halls and whipping up holiday fare, but make sure you set aside time in your holiday hustle and bustle to think about holiday safety tips. Skipping this important holiday activity could turn your holiday cheer into tears. Here are the top tips from the National SAFEKIDS Campaign:
Parents can get swept up in the spirit of giving around the holidays. Your child really wants something and you really want to be the one to give it to him. But the holiday spirit is no reason to ignore safety. Here are some toy safety basics to keep in mind when you're making your list and checking it twice:
Cathy Elcik is a former editor for the Boston Parents' Paper and Parenthood.com.
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