Coronavirus and What Parents Need to Know

A new and concerning type of coronavirus — COVID-19 — has managed to literally and figuratively “go viral.” Here are expert tips for understanding and combating it.

4 Ways to Prepare Your Family for an Emergency

By prioritizing emergency preparedness, you will have peace of mind knowing your family will be calm and prepared if disaster strikes.

Healthy Foods That Keep Kids Hydrated

The snacks and meals that provide key nutrients can also support hydration. Learn about water-rich foods and how to serve them.

How to Talk to Your Kids About First Responders

During an emergency, it’s important for children to understand there are caring adults who will help keep them safe.
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How to Help Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey

For the children affected by the flooding, the impact goes beyond lost possessions and destroyed homes. It is heartbreaking to think about the children who went through the frightening experience of evacuating their homes.
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Using Books to Teach Your Child About Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can be scary topics for young children, but reading together about these events in books is a great (and less-frightening) way to discuss…
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5 Important Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is upon us and is likely to be filled with festive events, tasty holiday treats and special time with friends and family.…
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10 Valuable Fire Safety Tips for Your Family

Fire is one of the most common types of disasters, with more than 2,500 people killed and 12,600 injured in home fires in the United…
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Age-Appropriate Safety Lessons for Preschoolers

National Fire Prevention Week in October and recent floods and wildfires in the news reminds me now more than ever just how important it is…
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