November Is Child Safety Month

November is Child Safety Month. Follow these 10 safety guidelines from www.momisforever.com to keep your kids safe all year long. 1. Cabinet Locks: Kids can have the latest and greatest toys but they still love and sometimes prefer playing with whatever is in the kitchen cabinets. Stacking bowls, banging pots and pans together and covering…
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Coaching Our Kids To Fewer Injuries

A Report on Youth Sports Safety, a national survey commissioned by Safe Kids Worldwide and Johnson & Johnson, reveals misperceptions and uninformed behaviors are all too common, resulting in overuse injuries, dehydration, concussions or worse. For example: Nine out of 10 parents underestimate the length of time kids should take off from playing any one…
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Child Passenger Safety Week – Car Seats At A Glance

One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe. Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car seats helps keep children safe. But with so many different car seats on the market, it’s no wonder many parents find this…
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Bedtime Basics For Babies – Safe Sleep Saves Lives

As a new parent, one of the most important decisions you will make is where your baby will sleep. Thousands of babies die in their sleep every year. At this time, there is no known way to prevent all sudden infant deaths (SUIDs), but experts believe 80-90 percent of these deaths are the result of…
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There might not be a better way to enjoy the summer than taking a dip in the pool with friends and family. Overlooking safety precautions, however, can turn a pleasant day at the pool into a tragedy. Preparedness is essential to safe swimming, especially when it comes to children. “Children need to learn to swim,”…
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