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Today, as I write this, it is 93 degrees here in Washington, DC, and very warm in much of the rest of the country. This Friday, weather.com com says it’s going to be 95 in Kansas City, 98 in Little Rock and 92 in Houston.
We are all looking for ways to keep cool. And many of us are daydreaming about a cool swimming pool.
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Safe Kids and Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen explore the dangers of childhood drowning in lakes, rivers, oceans, ponds and other open water. Check out our new report, Hidden Hazards: An Exploration of Open Water Drowning and Risks for Children.
May 2013 Child Product Safety Recalls
For three years, I volunteered as a camp counselor at Lake Arbor Summer Enrichment Camp, a summer camp for children aged 6 through 12. The camp was designed to be an enriching experience for kids, and activities during the day included tennis, swimming lessons, creative writing and chess. We also organized field trips to places and landmarks in Washington, D.C. such as the Smithsonian, the National Air and Space Museum and Frederick Douglass’s house. The campers got a lot out of it, and they showcased it during chess tournaments and talent shows.
Question: Our neighborhood pool is closed because of the pandemic. I’d like to let my neighbors and their children use my backyard pool, but are there steps I should be taking to prepare for more kids around the pool than usual?
As the summer goes on, it’s important that we all remember to keep water safety top of mind.
Hey guys! It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy. My name is Alysia Montaño and I am an Olympic runner proudly representing Team USA. As summer approaches, I just wanted to give you guys a couple of tips on keeping your family safe this summer.
Check out the children's products recalled and what you should do about them.