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Safety in the home

Information on staying safe in your home

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 →

Safe to Sleep

There have been dramatic improvements in reducing baby deaths during sleep since the 1990s, when recommendations were introduced to place babies on their back for sleep. However, since the late 1990s, declines have slowed. Other recommended safe sleep practices today… Continue Reading →

Annual Safe Kids Door County Day

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*** 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 →

Disaster Preparedness for Families

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 →

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 →

Pregnancy and Infancy Sleep Resources

Pregnancy and Sleep If a pregnant woman is ‘eating for two’ whenever she sits down for a meal, then it’s also true that she is ‘sleeping for two’ every time she goes to bed. Pregnancy can significantly reshape the sleep… 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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