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We love that every two years, PrevCon is different and unique – new faces, emerging issues and evolving perspectives. At the same time, we’re grateful that some things remain the same: The dedication, energy and enthusiasm that our attendees, presenters and staff bring to our conference amaze us each and every time! And PrevCon 2019 was no exception.
Our “Surprises” video shows some of the fun, and not-so-fun, ways kids surprise us, including how kids can access medicine. For parents, life is full of unexpected surprises, so be as prepared as you can, particularly when it comes to medicine safety.
Heading Back to School
Back to school was one of the most exciting times for me when I was younger. I was always so excited to see what a new school year would bring and the fun activities that I would get to experience with my classmates. What I would be most excited for was to get back with all of my classmates that I missed all summer long.
Our new infographic helps parents remember to keep everyday household items up and away.
My Dad is a retired Air Force Brigadier General, and over the course of his 28-year military career he taught countless pilots how to fly fighter jets. His favorite airplane, the F-15, weighs 45,000 lbs., can fly 1,875 mph, and costs about $80 mil. And, unlike driving a car, mistakes tend to have all-or-nothing consequences. There are no minor fighter jet accidents.
Congratulations on your new baby. You're going to be a great parent, and we'll be right here with you so you're not alone. September is Baby Safety Month so it’s a perfect time for these 5 safety tips.
Parents play an important role in their child’s safety while riding in the car. Children learn how to behave by observing their parents: if parents don’t use seat belts in the car, their kids probably won’t either.
Check these tips to make sure you and your kids are staying safe around trains and railroad tracks.
Our new infographic reveals facts about children and train collisions and explains what you can do to keep kids safe.
Only 40% of parents surveyed think children being hit by trains in an issue. Actually, on average a child dies of a rail-related injury every 5 days in the United States. Safe Kids Worldwide and Union Pacific teamed up to explore the problem and why it is going relatively unnoticed.