National Missing Children’s Day 2017

National Missing Children’s Day occurs on May 25 as a reminder of everyone’s role to help locate and recover children. It also offers hope to families who are waiting and searching for their lost children. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) suggests 4 steps to get involved in advocacy for missing children today and every day. As a part of the “Picture … Continue reading National Missing Children’s Day 2017

Playground Safety Tips You Need To Know

Going to the playground, whether it is in your backyard or somewhere in your community, is a great way for kids to get outdoors and play. Playgrounds can be places of healthy exercise, creative play and socialization. However, about 200,000 kids go to the ER annually because of a playground related injury according to kidshealth.org.  Making a couple of safety choices now will allow the … Continue reading Playground Safety Tips You Need To Know

What You Need To Know: Poison Prevention

Did you know that almost all poisonings happen in the home? According to statistics cited on the Poison Help’s website, more than 90% of the time, this is the case. The rooms where poisonings are most likely to occur are the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. This is why every March, National Poison Prevention Week occurs. It’s important to be aware of how to prevent poisoning … Continue reading What You Need To Know: Poison Prevention

New Year Resolutions for a Safer Family

With a new year often come resolutions. Many people focus on personal goals, but there are awesome resolutions you can make with your family to promote a safer, more peaceful year. It’s always good to have goals, especially when you have great resources to help you make them a reality. These ideas aren’t very difficult, but can have a great impact on your family’s life. … Continue reading New Year Resolutions for a Safer Family

Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than a week from now! If you are hosting thanksgiving this year, hopefully you’re getting ready to serve  a fun, stress-free, safe dinner for your friends or family to enjoy. Whether you’ve done it for the last 10 years or this is your very first Thanksgiving, here are some things to remember to keep everyone safe. Got a turkey question? Help is … Continue reading Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids About Home Security

Home security techniques are very important even for kids to know! There are a couple of ways that you can make it fun for them to learn more about how to keep themselves safe at home. Having a monitored security system is a great first step, but it’s important for children to be able to understand what that system means to them and how they … Continue reading Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids About Home Security

Backpack Safety: What You Need To Know

A backpack is an essential part of any school child’s life, but how much do you know about using a backpack safely? If your children’s bags are stuffed full of heavy supplies/ textbooks, they might be causing health problems including back or shoulder pain and poor posture. If your child complains about the weight, is experiencing numbness or tingling, or visibly struggles while picking up … Continue reading Backpack Safety: What You Need To Know