Once school is out, your kids are ready for summer fun. It is common during this time of year for your children to come home with a few bruises or scrapes after playing outside with their friends or attending summer camps. These small injuries might be easy to treat, but how can parents prevent much
In a recent blog post, we discussed how parents can take measures to keep their families safe at the pool this summer. However, it seems it is necessary to highlight pool and water safety again since a new report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) demonstrates it is even more critical than ever.
Tennessee summers can be unrelentingly hot. Many families find that one of the best ways to escape the heat is to head to the lake or pool. A day in or on the water may be fun for the whole family, but it also brings risks. So, how can you keep your family safe at
Have you taken the pledge to “pool safely”? It could help you stay safer — and keep your kids safer — when you’re enjoying water fun. Many adults simply don’t know what is needed to keep children safe at pools and beaches. Here’s a pledge that can help you do just that, brought to you by PoolSafely.gov,
With Halloween and trick-or-treating coming up soon, it’s important to remember that a moment of inattention by an adult could turn a traditional day of fun into a tragedy. According to the National Safety Council, kids are more than two times as likely to be struck by a car and killed on Halloween than any
Drowning is one of the leading causes of accidental death in children. But it’s a surprisingly silent killer; it doesn’t involve people screaming and waving their arms up until they gasp for that last breath. The reality is a lot different. When someone, regardless of age, drowns, the event can be almost without sound. Whether
At the 2015 U.S. Open, Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard slipped and fell on a wet floor in a locker room. She hit her head on the floor and suffered a serious head injury that caused her to slip from No. 5 in the world in 2014 to No. 116 today. She blamed the United
Though summer is winding down, Tennessee’s temperate climate means that many of us still have several more weeks to take advantage of private or public pools to cool off. For many families, the ease of operation of soft-sided above-ground pools has made backyard swimming more accessible than ever before. The fun and relaxation that comes