Many studies have shown that students who are involved in extracurricular activities are far less likely to develop dangerous habits like smoking and drug abuse. Despite the heavy evidence supporting these facts, only 2.6 million of students from the ages 12-17 are actively enrolled in such activities.
Though some people do not want to think about it, disasters may occur no matter what. It is vital for parents to ensure that each member of the family is ready for a disaster. What should a parent do to prepare a child for unfortunate situations? The information below 3 Ways to Prepare Children for Disasters may help.
1. Encourage Memorization – In order to prepare a child for a disaster, it is necessary for a parent to teach a child personal information. If the child separates from the family during a disaster, he or she should carry the knowledge of the location of his or her home. The child should also know his or her name. It may not be easy to teach this information; however, that does not make the information less valuable or critical. The parent may wish to quiz the child on a frequent basis. Continue reading “Guest Post: 3 Ways to Prepare Children for Disasters”→