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MamaResources: Memorial Day Safety

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! Chances are you’ll be grillin’ and chillin’ with your family and friends. But as you settle in to enjoy the holiday, we’d like to remind you to keep safety in mind.

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! Chances are you’ll be grillin’ and chillin’ with your family and friends. But as you settle in to enjoy the unofficial start of summer, we’d like to remind you to keep safety in mind.From travel safety to boating reminders, here are a few bits of advice from the experts…Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day General Safety:

This site has the official U.S. government safety recommendations for Memorial Day weekend. It includes BBQ safety, boating safety, swimming safety, travel safety and many more fun facts about the holiday. Enjoy!

•A great PDF guide for sun safety, grilling safety, boating safety and water safety... specifically over Memorial Day weekend.

•Learn the American Red Cross's four "S's" of summer safety... slip, slop, slap and slurp. They all correlate with water safety, boating safety, sun safety and hiking & camping safety. A great resource to teach the kids!

•From light eating to the No. 1 beach danger, here are tips to making your Memorial Day healthy and safe.

•A step-by-step guide to ensuring your family has a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend... from food poisoning to first aid kits, they have you covered!

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Memorial Day Travel Safety:

•Some great advice to keep your family safe while traveling during Memorial Day Weekend...

•Wondering how many people will be on the roads over Memorial Day weekend? Check out AAA's 2009 Memorial Day Travel Projections...

•Memorial Day Weekend often entails road trips. Is your child’s car seat installed properly? Here is a checklist to make sure you’re safe for the road…

Memorial Day Water Safety:

•Know Before You Go! Great tips for boaters, swimmers and divers.

•Did you know May is National Water Safety Month? Many national organizations are making an extra effort to educate everyone on drowning, swimming safety, diving rules, hot tubs, and pool & patio safety.

•Here are some great tips to keep your children safe around water as spring turns into summer... includes some great internet resources.


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