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Best Playground Safety Tips

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With summer in full swing and back to school recess around the corner, kids everywhere will be headed to playgrounds to swing and slide to their heart's content. Unfortunately, playground time can also mean injury time. Over 67% of injuries occur from faulty playground equipment or a fall. Each year 200,000 children are treated in the ER for playground injuries in the U.S. That equates to 547 injuries per day and 1 child every 3 minutes. And over 75% of public playgrounds and 91% of home playgrounds lack a proper protective surface and 45% result in a severe injury such as a fracture or concussion. These statistics are staggering but it’s important to share the message so that people can make the appropriate changes that are essential to keeping children safe. Read More »

Top Ten Toddler Safety Tips

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Safety begins at home and should be a consistent factor everywhere you go. This is especially true if you have young children. Toddlers are vulnerable to accidents, so protecting them from harm should be foremost in all that you do. We’ve rounded up ten of the most important safety tips below to guide you at home and when you’re planning a trip with your kids. Read More »

8 MUST KNOW BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS

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It’s hard to believe that the kids are heading back to school already! At least while they are in school there is that small sigh of relief knowing that they are safe. It’s getting to & from that always makes me a little nervous. We are extra cautious at the beginning of the year & with the little ones when they start out but as the year goes by maybe we don’t pay as much attention as we once did. It addition to our simple tips below I strongly encourage you to visit the National Sex Offender Registry before you children head out the door! Read More »