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Family Safety

How to Find Help From Domestic Violence

COVID-19 cases are surging across states, and domestic violence is on the rise as families are forced together into close quarters without the temporary reprieve of work, school or errands. Unfortunately, for more than 12 million victims of domestic violence, spending additional time at home is more troublesome than peaceful.

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How to Murder Hornet-proof Your Home

After the pandemic shut down the world, news of the invading Asian Giant Hornet also flooded mainstream media. Although the stories quickly died down, they recently cropped up again after a reported “murder hornet” nest found in Washington State, the first of its kind. The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) led a successful operation […]

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5 Reasons The Office’s Safety Training Was a Disaster

If you’re a fan of The Office, then you know how quickly things can spiral out of control, but season three, brings valid real-life concerns to the faux workplace with episode 20.  The colorful crew from Dunder Mifflin Paper Company is back with their antics and shenanigans, and this time, it’s Safety Training Day. The […]

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“La Niña” Is Coming: Expect a Cold Winter in the North, Dry in the South

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Winter Outlook forecast is in, and this year La Niña will dominate the winter. The natural phenomenon’s patterns were first spotted back in August, with cooler surface water temperatures in the Eastern Pacific. What is “El Niño” and “La Niña”? The National Ocean Service defines El Niño and […]

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6 Road Hazards To Look Out For

This time of the year is an especially beautiful time to be on the road; the leaves are changing, the weather is cooler, and there’s something particularly special about the fall. As seasons change it is important to follow good motor-vehicle safety practices even more and be aware of conditions that can make driving hazardous.  […]

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Is Elephant Toothpaste a Safe Experiment for Kids?

What do you think about when you hear the phrase “elephant toothpaste”? Do elephants brush their teeth? And if so, what would the toothpaste for such a large animal look like? These are some good questions for leading children into the Elephant Toothpaste experiment, which involves mixing certain chemicals to create a reaction that ends […]

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Coronavirus, Family Safety, News

These 5 Sports Have the Highest COVID Risks

Across the country, millions of parents now face a tug-of-war between protecting their children from Covid-19 and wanting social activity for developmental growth — including team sports. Even the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) “recognizes that it is likely that ALL students will not be able to […]

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The 5 Most Devastating October Hurricanes of All Time

2020 has been a mixed bag of tumultuous events with the coronavirus pandemic, relentless wildfires and social unrest. The 2020 hurricane season has been no less dramatic, serving up so many storms that the National Weather Service had to defer to the Greek alphabet when it ran out of names for the tempestuous season.  As […]

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Safe Learning Apps To Supplement the School Year

The school year started off differently this year. Many districts opted for virtual learning, a drastic change for staff, teachers, parents, and students. Parents are looking for trusted apps and activities to supplement the teacher’s curriculum and keep their kids learning safely online. With so many apps to choose from, it’s difficult to determine what’s […]

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