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10 tips for playground safety

Sally Wilson shares tips for how to keep your child safe at the playground.

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Kids need recess

Physical activity has a very beneficial effect on kids’ brains and bodies.

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Five hidden hazards of open water

It’s important to be aware of, and talk to your children about, these five hidden hazards of open water.

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Boating safety for kids

In 2013, 77 percent of all fatal boating accident victims drowned, and of those who drowned, 84 percent were not wearing a life jacket.

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Keeping kids safe in open water

Drownings happen most often in lakes, rivers, ponds, oceans, canals, reservoirs, retention ponds and other open water.