Be Scary but Safe this Halloween: Tips for Using Decorative Contact Lenses

Halloween is all about trick-or-treating for the kids and finding a creative costume that wows for festive partygoers. With nearly 41 million adults in the U.S. wearing contact lenses, they are a safe and popular form of vision correction, and some may elect to wear decorative contact lenses as part of their costume. However, if these lenses are bought illegally and without a prescription from your eye doctor, they could lead to serious health issues and potentially damage your eyesight permanently.

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Better Bus Safety

For millions of school-age children, each day begins and ends with a bus ride. While parents entrust their children’s safety to the capable hands of bus drivers, these tips from the National Association for Pupil Transportation provide some measures parents can take and lessons they can teach to increase safety going to and from the bus, and even during the ride.

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Finding the Perfect Car Seat for Your Family

A car seat can ultimately save your child’s life, so it is very important to understand all the options available to you before you begin shopping. The best car seat is one that fits the child, that fits the vehicle, and that the parent can use correctly every ride. There are numerous categories of car seats available to parents and knowing about each type will help the decision making process easier when choosing the perfect seat for your precious cargo.

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Preparing for an Emergency: Composing an “Emergency Information” Sheet

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you were in a car accident and could not speak for yourself? Sure, the emergency personnel would look at your driver’s license to see who you are, but is that all they need? No, not at all! In order to give you appropriate emergency treatment, they’ll need more information than just your name, address, and birth date.

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