Keeping your kids safe on Halloween

October 11, 2008 2:11:29 AM PDT
Britt Michaelian, author of "Secrets of the Safety Goddess: A Modern Safety Guide for Busy Parents," and CEO of Responsible Family Company, shares some important tips and reminders about Halloween safety.

Halloween safety tips:

  • Look for and use costumes that are fire-proof, reflective and have a good line of site.
  • Light pumpkins with glow sticks so that costumes do not catch on fire.
  • Check props for sharp edges or points that could cause injury.
  • Instead of carving a pumpkin as a family (with a sharp knife), consider painting the pumpkin and roasting seeds afterwards.
  • Review street safety and stranger rules with kids before leaving the home. (Walk on sidewalks, not streets.)
  • For older children who trick-or-treat without an adult, plan routine with parents.

    For more information on Halloween safety and safety in general check out: www.safetygoddess.com

    Buy her book on Amazon: Secrets of the Safety Goddess: A Modern Safety Guide for Busy Parents


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