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Car safety for kids – auto child protection devices, features

Car safety for kids – auto child protection devices, features

Automobiles
There are certain features that car manufacturers designed specifically for child safety. Some of these features include car seats, child safety locks and electric windows. This article looks at some of these features and devices that are designed with the intent on car safety for children as well as some tips on how to use these devices. Moreover, it is better to install such devices instead of meeting car accident and trying to find the best personal injury attorney for settlement. Safety is better than cure. Certain devices are also mandated by governmental agencies and may apply to cars and trucks built after a certain date. Child safety features that are mandated by NHTSA will also be referenced. The manufacturing dates for mandated child safety are also referenced for consumer...
Pros and cons of open adoption

Pros and cons of open adoption

Lifestyle
Growing in popularity throughout Canada and the U.S., research on open adoptions began in the 1980’s with the groundbreaking work of Kathleen Silber and Patricia Martinez Dorner. As adoption professionals further understand the dynamic, open adoptions are becoming the norm in the private process and many adoption agencies expect some level of openness. Definition of Open Adoption Openness in adoption is often viewed on a spectrum with closed adoptions at one end, open adoptions at the other, and semi-open adoptions along the middle of the spectrum. In his book The Spirit of Open Adoption [CWLA Press, 1997], James Gritter states there are four factors that need to be present for a true open adoption. The birthfamily selects the adoptive family The families meet each other face...
Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

Home & Garden
Making the decision to homeschool involves a lot of thought. Is homeschooling right for the child, the teacher-parents, and the family? Consider the following list of pros and cons as it relates to the children and adults involved: Some Possible Pros of Homeschooling (the benefits): If a child is ahead or behind in public school, homeschooling can allow for adjusting grade levels in the various subjects. A child can still keep in touch with old friends; Socializing with those children will just happen after school and on weekends. Also, there are many homeschoolers in most parts of the world and new friends to be found. Taking a child to school and being involved in the school probably takes about the same time as getting through homeschool one-on-one lessons. If a child...