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ID your safe place before severe weather hits
STILLWATER, Okla. – When an ugly storm is bearing down and tornado sirens are wailing, it is the wrong time to begin wondering where you could or should take cover.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Safety tips for back to school
STILLWATER, Okla. – As kids head back to school this fall, parents and guardians should spend a few minutes discussing back-to-school safety tips.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Helping children cope with violent news and images
STILLWATER, Okla. – Thanks to today’s advanced technology, we often learn what is happening at home and abroad in real time. When the news is bad and the images are violent, it can overwhelm adults. So, it is no surprise exposure to the same can affect our children.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
New Oklahoma co-parenting law strengthened to help kids with divorcing parents
STILLWATER, Okla. – When marriages and relationships break up, former partners are free to go their own ways, unless, of course, children are involved. In those cases, it is up to parents to find a way to share child-rearing duties.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Single-load laundry packets could be harmful to kids
STILLWATER, Okla. – The new single-load detergent packets populating store shelves might make doing laundry quicker and easier, but if young children happen to get ahold of one of the packets, it could make them sick.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Holiday toy safety
STILLWATER, Okla. – Sharp edges and points, cords and strings, small parts and flying objects. None of these is most likely top of mind when you are scouring stores and the Internet trying to fulfill your kids’ holiday wish lists.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Prepare now for emergencies
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is the kind of task that often falls to the bottom of the priority list, but preparing ahead of a possible emergency or disaster reduces the risk of harm to you and your family.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Online co-parenting course offered by Extension gives parents more flexibility
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service has introduced a new online co-parenting course.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
For parents, empty nest can be full of promise
STILLWATER, Okla. – For many Oklahoma families ushering the last kid out of the house this fall and officially emptying the nest, it is a moment brimming with hand-wringing fear, giddy excitement and one looming question: What is next?
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Extracurricular activities help kids make the grade, learn life lessons
STILLWATER, Okla. – Every school year, parents and guardians often pull off the ultimate balancing act, shuffling kids from athletic practices and games to orchestra to debate, but the potential benefits for those children is nearly as limitless as the activities open to them.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu

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