Every child has a right to a safe childhood free of violence. This month (April) is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. So BRIDGES is dedicating a lot of time to start the conversation in our communities about how we can keep our children safe. We turned to the website[...]
Have you ever texted a friend while walking down a sidewalk and thought “what’s the worst that could happen?” The truth is, a lot can happen.
As parents, we know it’s vital for our kids to eat healthy. After all, eating plenty of fruits and veggies is known to reduce the risk of many diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.
Fuel-powered devices can provide wonderful benefits to families when used properly. But they also underscore an important necessity in the home: the need for a carbon monoxide alarm.
To make sure your child is safe in your car, it’s vital that you install the car seat properly. Here’s a quick guide to help you. Experts Can Help You Install Your Car Seat Go to a Checkup Event. Safe Kids coalitions have car seat checkup events and inspection stations around[...]
Compliment a stranger. Send a friend a positive text. Bring flowers to a coworker. Doing random acts of kindness is one of the best activities you can do with your children. It’s a wonderful way for your family to bond, to have a lot of fun, and, most importantly, teach your[...]
The best way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the right car seat in the right way. Here are some car seat safety tips to protect your most precious cargo. Hard Facts about Safety in Cars Road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths[...]
This month, we marked World AIDS Day in Palm Beach County — an opportunity for all of us to unite in an effort to stop new HIV infections, support those affected by HIV, and remember those who have lost their lives to HIV-related diseases. According to the Centers for Disease[...]
There is nothing more beautiful than a sleeping baby, especially for parents who are often overtired themselves. By following a few simple tips, you can create a safer sleeping environment for your baby. The Hard Facts Unintentional suffocation is the leading cause of injury-related death among children under 1 year[...]