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1. November, 2017Uncategorized Comments Off on Safe and Sound – Resources for all families

The US Department of Defense has great resources for military families, but many of them are good for all. In their Safe and Sound campaign, you can link to their tips and resources on safety and supervision.

 

Being a military parent can be stressful, whether it’s deployments, relationships, finances, or something else. Kids can be impacted by that stress, too, if it disrupts their supervision or safety. Get tips for reducing stress and keeping your #milkids ‪#‎SafeAndSound: http://1.usa.gov/1spRLQh

 

Being present is important, especially when it comes to raising children. See how Military OneSource can help you minimize distractions and keep your kids #SafeAndSound in the digital era. http://1.usa.gov/25yczDn

 

It’s easier to connect with your kids when you disconnect from emails, texts, and games. Share your favorite unplugged activity with your #milkids. #SafeAndSound http://1.usa.gov/1sLoBuV

 

Are there choking hazards around your home? Keep cords and strings out of your child’s reach because they are a strangulation risk.

Get Military OneSource’s home safety checklist to keep your #milkids #SafeAndSound: http://1.usa.gov/1sLoIXf

 

Your car can be a dangerous place if your young kids are left unattended while you’re gone—even for a minute. Find information on child supervision and some of the most common neglect situations: http://1.usa.gov/1VvRdDO #SafeAndSound.

 

Running around outside is great for your child’s health and well-being, but dangers could be lurking. Make sure your backyard is safe to play by removing potential hazards. Check out more home safety tips from Military OneSource: http://1.usa.gov/1XPhRYO  #SafeAndSound

 

Your child wants to walk or ride their bike to a friend’s house or around the corner. What things do you consider when deciding if your child can go alone?

Find out what supervision guidelines may be in place for where you live: http://1.usa.gov/1TPVJ0G #SafeAndSound