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Holiday Visiting Guidelines For A Better Holiday Experience

January 14, 2015 Hastings and Hastings

Holiday Visiting Guidelines For A Better Holiday Experience

The holidays are a fun and exciting time that often involves travel and visiting with friends, family and neighbors. However, there are basic guidelines worth considering for a more rewarding and fulfilling holiday experience every year. For example, parents should know in advance that traveling and visiting on multiple occasions over the holidays could cause an increase in stress levels on kids. Keeping children on a regular routine as much as possible can reduce the effects of stress.

Check That Children Are Buckled Up

This includes everything from ensuring that a child’s sleep schedule stays as close as possible to normal and that any naptime is respected during the holidays. In addition, making certain the children eat as close to normal as possible during the holidays will also reduce stress. Another simple safety tip when it comes to the holiday season and traveling is to always check that children are buckled up when getting into and out of a car multiple times. Drivers should never be under the influence of drugs or alcohol when traveling to and from holiday destinations.

Childproof For Child Safety

Dressing children appropriately during the holiday season is also important. Children can easily get sick or become ill by not being properly dressed. It is easy to overlook some of these simple strategies during the hectic holiday rush when everyone is buying, shopping, traveling and visiting. Equally important is to know in advance that not all homes that are visited during the holidays will indeed be childproof or child safety. Parents should be “alert” for any danger or hazards when visiting other homes during the holidays.

Clean Up Right After A Holiday Party

Everything from unlocked cabinets to toxic cleaning supplies and hot radiators as well as unattended purses with medication and stairways can present hazards and dangers to young children. Parents should be at the highest level of alert when visiting other homes during the holiday season. Finally, one of the best ways to reduce the chances of an accident is to always clean up right after a holiday party. Children can easily become injured or choke on small toys and even left over food. There is also the possibility that children could come into contact with tobacco or alcohol. Contact Hastings and Hastings today for an Arizona personal injury lawyer that is dedicated and focused on assisting clients.