The Fourth of July and fireworks—it’s hard to think about one without the other. And it’s no wonder. The tradition is as old as the country itself. On the eve of the first Independence Day, founding father John Adams predicted future generations would celebrate with “Bells, Bonfires, and Illuminations from one end of this Continent to the other.”
Wearing a life jacket while canoeing or kayaking in open water is important for everyone, especially kids. The vast majority of fatal boating accidents occur when victims are not using one. What parents need to know to keep kids safe.
Using a life jacket when boating or participating in activities is a smart way to keep kids safe. Safe Kids Worldwide Expert Ali Flury offers advice on picking the right one for your child’s size and activity.