You’re out with your kids, and you’re the one getting lost. It happens to the best of us. You’re minding your business, taking in the sights and sounds of the world—and then suddenly, you’re lost. And that’s when it hits you: Your kids are in your care. If they get lost, they could be in danger. What do I do? Well, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here are six things that your kids need to know in case they ever find themselves alone in a strange place:
Let’s face it: kids are easily distracted, and they’re sometimes really bad at staying in one place. If you’re going on a trip to the mall or the amusement park, or even if you live in an urban area with lots of traffic and pedestrians, there’s always the chance that your child could get lost somewhere. But while I’m not telling you to be a paranoid helicopter parent, it’s just smart to prepare your child for this possibility. That way, even if they do get lost, they’ll know how to handle the situation. In this article, we’ll go over what children should know about their parents’ information before leaving on a trip or outing; where they can go for safety; and how to stay safe in general.
These are the things your child should have memorized in case they get lost.