New Studies Show How Parents Can Teach their Kids to be Safer


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A team of researchers at the University of Iowa examined a new study how children tackle various real-life scenarios, and how parents can help them assess possible dangers.

The findings conclude that kids and their mothers regularly don't see eye-to-eye on situational dangers. Because of that, it's imperative that mothers explain why a situation is dangerous, instead of a harpy verbal discussion. The study is published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.



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