Summer has arrived, safety hazards for your children increase dramatically.
Make sure your rules about safety are clear and you consistently enforce them. For example, no child of any age should be riding a bike without wearing a helmet. The consequence for noncompliance is simple - take away the bike for a few weeks.
Be sure to carefully supervise young children near pools, even small wading pools. Teach your child to swim at a young age.
Make sure your child is in a booster seat if he is 4 to 8 years old and is under 4 feet, 9 inches tall. Read about Ohio's new booster seat law.
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