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Don't Get Lost
Getting separated can be scary. With a little prior planning, you can prepare for better outcomes.

Don't Get Lost

We don’t like to think about preparing a child for being lost, but as usual, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Here are three tips:

  • Take a picture of your child with your cell phone when you arrive at your destination. You’ll have the most current photo and the clothing they are wearing.
  • Have your child memorize your name and phone number.
  • Instruct your children to find someone in uniform or a mom with kids if he or she ever becomes separated from you. These two groups of people almost always know what to do!

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  • Katie

    Great reminder to always be careful and safe. I am glad we keep up to date pictures on our phones & in our wallets. We also make sure our son has a copy of emergency contact information in his backpack/luggage when we are traveling.

  • I really need to do this with my 3 1/2 year old. He knows his name but I’m not sure he’d actually talk to anyone if he were to get lost. :/

  • Taylor Speikers

    Such a good idea!

  • Tatanisha Worthey

    This is one thing as a Mom I always fear! Great tips, thanks!

  • Christine T

    Really great tips. I like the one about taking a picture!

  • notageek4u

    Those are super simple and great tips! When we get busy with things, we always tend to forget to do the small things like taking a quick photo.

  • Krystle Kouture

    Great tips! I know I would be lost in a crisis so its best to prepare in advance just in case!

  • Good tips to remember. I always had a recent picture and fingerprint in a file that our police gave us, just in case.

  • I love these tips! You just never know what is going to happen.

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