Archive for 'Safety'
Every year children drown while swimming or playing near water. But there’s a lot we can do to prevent this tragedy. From splashing in a wading pool to diving off a dock, water play is one [...]
During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]
What every parent needs to keep in mind when it comes to outdoor poisons. Outdoor Poisons Now that spring is here, so is the gardening season and with it, potential hazards. While many municipalities now ban [...]
A few cycling safety tips for children who are too young to cycle! Bikes, Trikes and Safety Well now that spring is upon us, out come the bicycles. Of course, bike safety is important for all [...]
Telling your children to “never talk to strangers” is only one step in keeping our children safe from sexual predators and child abductors. As children, how many times were we told to “never talk to strangers”? [...]
Down on the farm, life may be sweet. But country living poses many hazards to the unsuspecting family. If you live in the country or simply enjoy the occasional visit to a farm or ranch, it’s [...]
Why you’ll want to bundle up your kids when playing outside in the wintertime. Hypothermia Hypothermia occurs when the body’s core temperature drops below 95ºF or 35ºC. Children are most at risk of it when they’ve [...]
Why Snowbanks are Unsafe for Kids to Play On. Snowbank Safety As the winter months pass, the piles of snow at the sides of roads and in parking lots and driveways gets higher and higher. To [...]
Keeping tobogganing fun and safe for your family. Tobogganing Tobogganing and sledding down a slippery slope is a great way to spend a winter day with our kids. But you’ll want to follow a few safety [...]
How to keep kids safe and sound when skating on a pond. Skating Safety There’s nothing quite as magical as skating on a lake or pond. It’s also a fun family activity, and a great way [...]
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