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Furniture Tip-Overs: A Hidden Hazard In Every Home

“Love you,” I had said to my baby boy, Shane. “Love you,” he said back from his bed as I closed the door to his bedroom for his afternoon nap. Later, I went to wake my baby from his nap as my husband came in from yard work. My husband heard a sound that was…
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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Teen Driving

Did you know more teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause? We want parents and teens to remember three things while riding in cars: Buckle Up. Phones Down. Speak Up. Buckle up on every ride, every time. This is important for everyone, both drivers and passengers. Make buckling up a habit…
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Pedestrian Safety Tips

School is almost back in session and many children will be walking to school, home, a friend’s house, a caregivers house, or event just across the parking lot to get into a car. Here are some safety tips from Safe Kids to remember when you are walking. Teach Kids the Basics from the Beginning Talk…
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Each Year 2,200 Children Die From Preventable Injuries In The Home

Home is a place to relax, play and enjoy spending time with family. There will be minor scrapes and bruises along the way, but too many kids are affected by serious injuries that are often completely preventable. Safe Kids Grand Forks urges parents and caregivers to check their homes for basic safety precautions so kids…
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Boys jumping on trampoline

Trampoline Safety Is Flippin’ Important

If you or your kids love jumping on trampolines (and who doesn’t?), make sure you are jumping safely by following these 5 rules: 1. One at a time Make sure there is only one child on the trampoline. 2. Supervise Watch children at all times, and take extra care with younger children as they are more…
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