Before the summer fun starts

...make sure you take a moment to focus on summer safety!!!

Read about a new sunscreen study here and search this database to find out how your family's current sunscreens are rated.

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Talk to your kids about AVA's Rule

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If you're heading to fairs, festivals, or other large gatherings, consider an ID bracelet for your child in case you become separated. Great options for velcro bracelets, one-time use wristband sheets and watch-type bracelets.

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Make sure you have a first aid kit ready to go. Make your own using this tutorial or pick up the Red Cross Family Kit to know you'll be ready for anything! Check out this podcast from Whole Foods on Natural First Aid for Summer too.

And finally, check out this Tip Sheet on all kinds of summer safety issues from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Bring Pretty Back said...

Thank you for the sunscreen info! I love a good sunscreen and always wear my "floppy" hat when I work outside!
Have a pretty night!

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