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Concern Over Toy Safety and Disappointed Kids Impacts Holidays for Parents
Date:12/6/2007

National survey finds parents worried about an unhappy child on Christmas

morning, want advice on keeping family harmony

CINCINNATI, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As they're searching the web for information about recalled toys and scanning store shelves for toys they think are safe, now parents have a new worry: what to do on Christmas morning when their kids are disappointed because the unsafe toy they wanted isn't under the tree.

According to a new national survey sponsored by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, a quarter of parents are already anticipating Christmas disappointment because their children have their hearts set on a toy that the parents will not buy due to safety concerns. And it's not just an issue for parents -- more than three-quarters of all adults agree that holiday purchases will be influenced by toy safety, and at least 25 per cent say they plan on omitting something on a child's Christmas list because they worry about safety.

But while they're making decisions based on safety, parents and non-parents alike are also concerned about unhappy faces on Christmas morning and would like some help. More than half of all adults say they'd appreciate advice on how to help kids enjoy the holidays even if they don't get some of the toys they really want.

Fortunately, while the safety issues won't go away, there are ways to manage disappointed children according to Daniel Nelson, M.D., a nationally recognized authority in counseling children and adolescents. Dr. Nelson, medical director of the Child Psychiatry Unit at Cincinnati Children's, says the worry is understandable, but the situation can be managed if parents are prepared.

"There's no surprise that children can feel angry, sad, sulky or depressed when they don't receive what they want, but kids can resolve it pretty quickly depending on the type of support they get," says Dr. Nelson. "The key is addressing this behavior quickly. If the
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