PODCAST: The Family First Show Episode 103 – 15 School Bus Safety Tips, Tech Safety and Driving For Holidays

  In this episode of The Family First Show with Marijo Tinlin, we will talk about how to keep your children safe on the bus, how to keep your family safe while using technology and 7 reasons why it might be a good idea to drive your family to your holiday destination this year. Segment … Read more…

11 Halloween Safety Tips for Trick Or Treat Fun!

Here we are, less than a week away from the spooky fun of Halloween. Your little ones (or bigger ones…) will be transforming into witches, ghosts, ninjas, Transformers and princesses. Here are 11 trick or treat safety tips from Debra Holtzman from her book The Safe Baby (Sentient Publications, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-59181-085-8). Holtzman is a former lawyer … Read more…

Back to School Safety for Your Child – iSafe Backpacks and The KidProof No Name Zone Pledge

According to the American Justice Department, 1 out of 4 kids in the United States is bullied. The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that 58,000 kids are abducted in the United States each year – that’s about 1 every 9 minutes. Now there’s a product that could actually help prevent these situations –the iSafe Backpacks and … Read more…

McGruff.org’s Milstein Child Safety Center

One of the basic facts of life we try to teach our children is the difference between right and wrong. Sometimes it is easy, often times it is hard. But school age children are familiar with the subject of today�s Family First Site, one who makes it easy to tell them what is okay, and what is not okay.

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The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Today�s site was one I had been thinking about for awhile (yes, I do occasionally plan ahead). But with events that have taken place in Floriday and Texas over the past week has spurred me to make it the Family First Site today. It is one that everyone should be aware of, as the information here is very important, and while you may not need it now, you may someday. You never know when a child in your own neighborhood may come up missing.

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