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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

FBI: Safety Resources for Parents

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is an intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities that is staffed by a dedicated cadre of more than 30,000 agents, analysts, and other professionals who work around the… Continue Reading →

Road Safety Guide for Parents

When you become a parent, you want to do everything you can to ensure the safety of your children. You teach them what you can about the world and hope that they grow up to be happy, responsible adults. And… Continue Reading →

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is conducted as part of a national effort by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor health-risk behaviors of the nation’s high school students. These behaviors, in turn, result in… Continue Reading →

Common Sense Media

Reviews movies, apps, video games, and other media available to children. Each movie, for example, lists a parent-level age rating, along with a kid’s perspective of the appropriate age level. In addition, it gives a summary along with positive messages… Continue Reading →

Parenthetical

Are You The Parent of a 10-16 Year old? Check out parenthetical.wisc.edu – a FREE University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension sponsored online community for parents of kids ages 10-16. It’s a parenting website, blog and social network all in one place…. Continue Reading →

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