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Prevent Window Falls
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Screens keep bugs out, not children in. Window falls are a common cause of serious injuries and death, and children ages 2 to 5 are at the greatest risk.
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Featured In Safety


  • Window Fall Prevention (00:00:31)

    This 30-second video features Dr. Carlos Villavicencio of Seattle Children’s Hospital giving tips for preventing window falls.

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    • Booster Seats

      A booster seat is a car seat without a harness. It raises a child up so the lap and shoulder belt fit right. Children use a booster seat when they are too big for a car seat but not big enough for an... cont.

    • Summer Safety Tips

      Whether your kids are home for summer, on the road with you or away at camp, use these tips to keep your family safe and healthy.

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  • No Allergy Medication For Kids Under 2

    Recent heartbreaking news reported about a baby who died due to a medication overdose by his babysitter/nanny has me reeling. And although this is a tragic, outlier type event, it can awaken us to everyday ways to improve our children’s safety with over-the-counter medicines. The tragic story: a fussy baby was mistakenly given allergy medicine to […]

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  • Cyberbullying (00:00:31)

    Cyberbullying is bullying that happens using electronic technology. It can include mean or embarrassing photos, videos or comments posted on social media or sent by text. Sometimes teens don’t want... cont.

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    • Disasters and Scary Events: Helping Children Cope

      As a parent, you can't control natural disasters or events in our world, but you can help your child cope when they do happen. The following tips provide ideas for helping your child feel safe,... cont.

    • Feeding Your Family

      Busy schedules and easy access to fast food can make it a challenge for families to make healthy food choices. Many families are looking for ideas on how they can improve their family’s... cont.