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This blog was written by Alisa Hardison, Safe Kids Global Network fall intern.
During the Fall of 2018, I worked at Safe Kids Worldwide as the Network Intern. While the work was challenging and emotional, I learned four important lessons that I will take with me wherever I go in the future.
Whether your kids are snowboarders, figures skaters or just having fun in the snow, here are a few winter sports safety tips to keep them active, healthy and safe.
Descargue esta hoja de trabajo para ayudarlo a crear su propio plan de escape en caso de incendio.
As temperatures around the country continue to fall, gas-powered generators and heating units can provide wonderful benefits to families when used properly. But they also underscore an important necessity in the home: the need to protect your family from carbon monoxide.According to the CDC, approximately 50,000 people in the U.S. visit the emergency department each year due to accidental CO poisoning.
I’ve always thought of parenting as a team sport. It works better when we can support each other, learn from each other, and understand that we’re not alone. That’s what The Parent Pep Talk podcast is all about, which you can download today on iTunes or your podcast app.
When I was a 21-year-old reporter for The Washington Post, one of the first things I learned from the high school sports editor, Neil Greenberger, was that everyone has a great story. I thought about that idea while interviewing Mike Miranda for the youth sports episode of The Parent Pep Talk, which will be released today. You can find it on iTunes, your podcast app, or at the ParentPepTalk.org.
We are excited to announce the winners of America’s Favorite Crossing Guard!
Lyn Woolford of Ashland, MO
Recognition Highlights Vital Contributions Crossing Guards Make Every Day to Keep Kids Safe
Ashland, MO – After a nationwide contest to recognize and honor local crossing guard heroes, and with nearly 90,000 votes by appreciative supporters, Safe Kids Worldwide and FedEx revealed the winner of the America’s Favorite Crossing Guard contest: Chief Lyn Woolford of Ashland, MO.
It’s that time of year again. The clocks go forward, the days get longer and families get an extra precious hour of daylight. Daylight Savings is also a great time to check your smoke alarms. Here’s why:
Did you know that having a working smoke alarm doubles your chances of surviving a fire?
For the best protection, install smoke alarms on every level of your home, outside every sleeping area and in every bedroom. Smoke alarms should be mounted high on walls or ceilings and tested monthly.
A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide, Medicine Safety: A Key Part of Child-Proofing Your Home, reveals why kids still get into medicine when parents know to store it safely.