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AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION...
When your child is young, removing dangerous articles from their access will prevent potential danger. As your kids get older, and are able to understand direction, a helpful reminder of clear consistent rules will reinforce their good intentions. Do not expect children to know what's expected of them without being told. As they mature, keeping an open dialogue with plenty of "What do you think...?" type questions will be an excellent resource for them to build their own repertoire of solutions.