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4 Social Media Apps that All Parents Should Know About in 2018

With new social media applications launched every day, it’s often difficult for parents to stay informed and monitor which are the safest and which are the riskiest. Twitter, Snapchat, Whatsapp, and Instagram are no longer the only concerning social media platforms for parents. Tweens and teens are continually seeking new entertainment and immediate gratification, which […]

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Keep Your Kids Safe: Tips to Avoid the Biggest Dangers

      Being a parent always comes with a certain amount of anxiety. Today, the news is full of horrific tales of school shootings and kids dying from street drugs and Tide Pods. When considering the risks your children face on any given day, it’s sensible to be cautious and do whatever you can […]

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4 School Bus Safety Lessons for Kids

  School bus safety has been at the forefront of the news lately.  Despite the recent media attention, school buses are actually a relatively safe mode of transportation. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, less than 0.5% of all automobile accidents since 2003 have involved school buses.  Still, it never hurts to remind your […]

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Tips to Keep Kids Safe While Trick or Treating

  Halloween is supposed to be a fun time for kids, when they get to dress up, go trick or treating, receive candy and simply enjoy themselves. However, the world is growing increasingly dangerous. As a result many parents need to worry about ensuring the safety of their children on a night that should be all […]

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Parenting in the 21st Century: Recognizing the Signs of Cyber-Bullying

A generation ago bullying was largely confined to the playground, but in the 21st century this kind of intimidating and unacceptable behavior is as likely to come through a computer screen as on the swing set. Cyber-bullying may take place in the ethereal space of the online world, but it is no less damaging than […]

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How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it did 30 years ago. Today it is a rarity to see children and teens without their heads buried in their phones, iPods, and video games. With the increasing reliance on […]

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