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Articles and Resources for Keeping Door County Families Safe

Cell Phone Parenting

Getting a cellphone has become a milestone for most kids. Common Sense Media helps parents lay the groundwork for responsible cell phone use and manage the challenges and opportunities they bring. Learn how to decide the right age to get… Continue Reading →

Parents Supporting Parents

Background For the past several years, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been researching active models for promoting family engagement and the value of lived experience in driving system-change. DCF explored many different models and selected Iowa’s Parent… Continue Reading →

Child Safety Seats – Be A Pro!

“Some 3 out of 4 child safety seats are not used correctly. The correct installation of child safety seats is often very confusing to parents, grandparents and caregivers. Changing technology in vehicles and child safety seats adds to this confusion.”… Continue Reading →

CDC-Halloween Safety

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus… Continue Reading →

Pregnancy and Children’s Sleep Resources

Bedtime Stress & COVID: 19 Wellness Tools For Kids Strategies for parents and kids to keep bedtime calm and stress-free – The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought dark times upon the world, and while much of America finds itself out… Continue Reading →

Medication Lock Boxes Available

FREE medication lock boxes are available now from the Door County Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition. Keep medications safe from loved ones and pets. To receive a free lock box, follow the link below to complete a survey and call or… Continue Reading →

Disaster Preparedness for Families

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created Ready Wrigley to provide parents, guardians, teachers, and young children with tips, activities, and a story to help the whole family prepare for emergencies. Together with your child, join Wrigley as she helps… Continue Reading →

Annual Safe Kids Door County Day

*** August 15, 2020 – Door County Fairgrounds *** Safe Kids Day is each year in August. The event is FREE and filled with tips about biking, sun protection, animals, poison prevention, fire, playgrounds, safe sleep, boating, swimming and more…. Continue Reading →

Reducing Stress for Families During Uncertain Times

Stress is very damaging to your emotional and physical health. It negatively impacts your ability to think clearly, and enjoy life. Stress management tools and tips can help you reduce the stress in your life, so you can be happier… Continue Reading →

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children®

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is a non—profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. Since 1984, NCMEC has served as the national clearinghouse and resource center… Continue Reading →

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