WEB DESK: It is suggested to raise an independent child but it is more necessary to ensure their security or protection. And how to protect them when they are away? Make them memorize these pieces of advice.
Do not reveal your child’s name
Do not write your child’s name any on his stuff, water bottle, bag pack but write phone number instead. In this way lost or stolen items can be recovered quick.
Running away from cars in the opposite direction
Teaching them to not sit with strangers in the car is necessary and also teach them how essential is to move in the opposite direction of the car in this way they will have time to call their parents.
Inventing a family password
Talk to your children before sending them school and invent family passwords or you can always tech them to ask their parents name if anyone says he was sent by your parents or ask him what is our family password.
Install tracking applications
Thanks to technology as you can now track where your kids at by tracking them. These apps allow you to monitor your child’s precise whereabouts and the battery level of his or her phone.
Wearing an emergency button watch
There are these gadgets with an inbuilt emergency button come in the form of watches, key chains, bracelets, or medallions. By means of a special mobile application now parents can constantly keep an eye on their child’s location. And if the child presses the button, the signal is received by the parents or the police.
Shouting “I don’t know him/her!”
Teach your children that it is fine to bite, shout and fight when grabbed by strangers. It will benefit them. Teach them to shout ‘I don’t him/her’ so that people will realize this child is being kidnapped.
Breaking off conversations and keeping a distance
Teach them to keep distance while talking to strangers and leave out quick if the conversation is increasing from 5-7 seconds.
Avoid sharing the elevator with strangers
Also, teach kids not to share elevator with unknown people and tell them to say they are waiting for parents.
Not letting strangers know that their parents are away
Explain them to not let any technician enter the house in the absence of their parents. And don’t tell them that they are alone at home and still the strangers are breaking in the home, call neighbours or parents immediately.
Avoiding meeting online friends in person
It is fine to discuss with children how criminals can track anyone through internet hence warn them not to make friends online.
Source: Bright Side