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How Can I Make Sure a Playground is Appropriate for My Child?

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How Can I Make Sure a Playground is Appropriate for My Child?

It would be nice to assume that any playground will be built with children of all ages and abilities in mind. Unfortunately, this is not the case. It's important to make sure the playground your child is using is appropriate for his age and abilities, so you need to look for certain criteria before allowing him to play. Age-Appropriate Activities and Equipment There is a vast difference between the equipment a three-year-old can play on and the equipment an eight-year-old can use. Knowing what is age appropriate for your child will help ensure she isn't injured or scared by playground...

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3 Tips for Making Your Yard More Kid-Friendly This Summer

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3 Tips for Making Your Yard More Kid-Friendly This Summer

With summer just starting, school is out and children need to be entertained. While some kids have summer activities lined up in their schedules, many children simply spend their summer in an unstructured way at home. That means that more areas of the house will be used for play. The yard, in particular, will become a high-traffic area. Here are three tips to make your yard a safer place for children this summer. Check Your Plants One of the key things to watch out for is to make sure the plants in the yard are not harmful to kids. Children...

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