Tips for nanny to ensure the safety of kids
Nannies seem to be multi-activity caretakers of babies and children. Initially parents find it difficult to enhance the nanny-child bonding. But some
trained nannies better understand and support the child, approach them with a motherly touch, take care of day-to-day activities of your kids. Most
nannies are very family-oriented and serve as a lifeguard for the children. Parents/guardians expect trustworthy and competent nannies. On the other
hand, nannies expect parents/guardians who will respect them as a professional.
It is essential for the nannies to know some tips to ensure safety of the kids. The nannies should first educate themselves, and then educate the kids
they are taking care of.
Water safety tips - Nannies must pay special attention when children are playing in the water. They must accompany the child to the beach or
swimming pool regardless of their age. The nannies should educate the children about the safe and unsafe measures of swimming or playing in the
water. Also they should ensure teach what to do in case of water accidents. With such safety information, the child can be better equipped to handle
and avoid water accidents.
Sun and heat exposure safety tips - Nannies must teach kids about the harmful effects of sun and heat such sunburns and heat exhaustion. Children
should also be advised to wear sunscreen and nannies should carefully watch whether the kids have any symptoms of heat exhaustion which include
paleness, cool/moist skin, sweating, headaches, nausea and an increased pulse rate.
Internet usage safety tips - Nannies can ask the parents of the kids to install an internet filter or family safety software, limit the amount of time the kid
spends on surfing or chatting. It is better to avoid kids from downloading illegal files. Educate the child on how to make safe use of internet in order to
utilize the online world safely, without giving personal information such as photos, names, addresses, phone numbers, schools, or other personal