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Pokemon Go and Walk Safely

Whether playing Pokemon Go or using any app, it is important to remember key pedestrian safety tips to keep you and your kids safe. 

water advocacy

Safe Kids’ recent report on water safety includes calls to action on policy for home pools, need for barriers, strong inspections at public pools.

Legislation Protects Kids in Car Seats

Pennsylvania passes nation’s fourth bill requiring rear-facing seating in cars up to age 2, an example of public servants meeting their greatest responsibility of protecting children. 

Fourth of July 4th Fireworks

With Independence Day approaching, we must remember the danger of fireworks, just as states are making it easier to purchase them. 

Water Safety - child in pool

In the latest Unedited Mom blog, learn about Winston’s scary adventure in the swimming pool and tips for parents on how to keep their kids safe in and around water.  

Water Safety Blog

Safe Kids Worldwide and Nationwide get the word out through this press release about keeping kids safe in and around water.

Reagan Miller

Yes, my parents actually let me marry the guy who burned me. We were in high school and my future husband, John (the sweet guy he is), was cooking fried okra. The oil in the pan became too hot too fast. It went up in flames in a matter of seconds. I was standing back against the wall and could not get out of harm’s way quick enough. My right foot and leg caught on fire.

Firefighter boy

How can we recognize the true heroes in our communities – our teachers, builders, inventors, scientists and firefighters?

Learning to drive is an exciting time for a teenager, and a stressful one for any and all parents. A driver’s license brings freedom and a new level of independence, but it can also bring serious risks. 

Do you have a new driver in the family?  It marks a time of new independence and new worries for parents.

There is sound reason for concern: Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death of teens, ahead of all other types of injury, violence or disease. In fact, every day, six teens are killed in a car crash.