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4 Tips for Talking to Teens About Safe Driving

When a teen asks for the keys to the car for the first time so many thoughts and emotions begin running through a parent’s brain like:   “I’m so proud my son passed his test!”   “Will my daughter remember to look both ways before turning left?”   “What if he decides to drive with more →







Swimming tip for parents: beware of secondary drowning

Whether your children are experienced swimmers or not, it’s always important to be aware of swimming safety.  One fatal condition that swept the headlines this summer is known as secondary drowning.   A young boy nearly lost his life after attending a pool party with friends. How? Earlier in the day, he was jokingly pushed into the more →




Protect Yourself and Your Boat from Accidents

  What lake trips or fishing trips do you have planned this summer?   Whether you're a professional fisherman headed to a competition or a group of friends hitting the lake for a hot August afternoon, there is always an aspect of risk every time your boat gets on the road and the water.   more →




How to put on a great sports summer camp

            Some of the most popular types of summer camps that kids and teenagers go to each year are sports camps.   Typically, high schools, colleges and other organizations in each town will offer a variety of sports camps each summer including basketball, soccer and volleyball, and can be say more →




10 Tips for a Safe Fourth of July

 In 1777, fireworks were a way of giving American people hope that the war would soon be over and they would earn their independence. The light in the sky was a beautiful reminder to stay positive in what was a dark time.   Since then, fireworks have been a part of nearly every large holiday more →










Protect Your Speedboat on the Water

  Summer is almost here and that means it’s time to take your speedboat out on the water and have some fun. Water-skiing, tubing and just cruising the lake are some of the best ways to spend the summer.   It’s a LOT of fun, but can also be a dangerous past time. Make sure more →




This Summer Plan on Canceling Your Vacation

  “Cancel” and “vacation” are two words that nobody ever likes to use in the same sentence, but sometimes this happens. If for some reason you have to cancel a major vacation, or adjust to sudden shifts in your travel plans, it may haunt your bank account for the following year.   For those who more →