Staying Safe in the Sun and Heat

One of the things kids love most about summertime is spending time outside and soaking up the sun. Being outside in the summer months has endless benefits for your children, but it’s important to recognize that there are risks and to know how best to avoid them.  Skin Care in the Sun The sun’s rays…

Summer Bug Safety

We all know that it’s important to protect our kids from things like the sun, dehydration, and drowning risks like swimming pools and lakes. But one aspect of summer safety that often gets overlooked is bug safety. Bugs love the warmer weather just as much as we do. But, a nasty bite or sting can…

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Each year, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season and stretches all the way until Labor Day. This also means your children are out of school. But, did you know that more injuries happen in the 14 weeks between these two holidays than any other time of the year? Here are 4 summer safety…

World Immunization Week

Every year, during the last week of April, World Immunization Week is celebrated across the globe. The goal of the World Health Organization’s annual campaign for 2019 is “Vaccines work: We are protected together.” Immunizations protect people of all ages from all kinds of preventable diseases and save millions of lives each year. Even with…

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New Car Seat Guidelines

One of the most dangerous places for a child is riding in the car. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “car crashes remain a leading cause of death for children. Over the last 10 years, 4 children under 14 and younger died each day.” On August 30th, The American Academy of Pediatrics released new…

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Staying Safe Under the Sun

With summer here, everyone is spending more time together in the sunshine. Before you head outside, make sure you’re aware of the potential threats the summer rays can pose to you and your family. Follow these tips to make sure your children are protected from those summer rays. Sunscreen: One of the most important ways…

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Staying Safe at the Pool

Swimming pools are perfect for long, hot summer days. They’re a perfect way to help your kids cool down and escape those summer rays. Yet, swimming pools can also be dangerous and potentially life-threatening to your family. Keep in mind these safety tips while splashing around the swimming pool this summer. Always be present: Never…

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Summer Heat Safety

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends! Even though summertime is full of fun, the summer heat can also be dangerous–especially for our young children. It’s important to keep safety in mind when you head outside.   Eating, Drinking, and Sweating: Hydration is one of the most important…

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National Safety Month

Summer has arrived and school is almost out. Prime vacation and family time are right around the corner! This summer, we encourage you and your family to keep safety top of mind, wherever you go. June is National Safety Month, and now is the perfect time to understand the threats we face every day, what…

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All Eyes on Vision

Eyes. We are constantly using them, and so are our children. The eyes begin to work from the moment your little ones wake up in the morning, to the moment they close their eyes at night. Children’s vision is vital to their growth and it’s one of the key ways they experience the world. Recently,…