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Safety Training at Home

by Ronald A. Rowe December 18th, 2013| Elementary, Safety
Virtually all parents are concerned about the safety of their elementary-age children but few know what to do about it. Worrying doesn’t do much to keep our children safe. Despite the fervent wishes of more than a few moms that I know, we cannot wrap our children in bubble

Skin Protection for Tweens

by T Akery November 19th, 2013| Safety, Tweens
When your children were babies and toddlers, you probably always had a bottle of sunscreen on hand for their time playing out in the sun. But as your toddler grows, the sunscreen sometimes get shoved to the side and no longer becomes the priority that it once was. However,
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Old Safety Rules Still Apply

by Lori Sciame November 12th, 2013| Elementary, Safety, Safety
I have vivid memories of being kept safe by following a set of specific rules as a child.  My dad had made it his mission to protect me from every potential hazard, from stranger danger to fire hazards.  Even though times have changed dramatically since my own childhood, some
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by Ronald A. Rowe October 11th, 2013| Safety, Tweens
Halloween is a time for scary tales of headless horsemen, reanimated corpses, and blood sucking monsters. Those stories are meant to be taken with a grain of salt and all in good fun. But some of the terrors of Halloween are all too real. And our tweens, with their
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Tween Safety on the Road

by Ronald A. Rowe July 19th, 2013| Safety, Tweens
When you travel with a Tween, you enter into a whole new world of anxiety. When the kids were little, it was pretty cut and dried. Keep the kids in sight at all times and trust no one. Easy, at least from a parental decision- making perspective. But