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Understanding Amber Alerts

We want all readers - parents, neighbors, community members - to understand what an Amber Alert is, why they are issued and what you can do.

8 Ways to prepare kids for 4th of July fun

If this is your first time for fireworks and festivities as a family, my friends at theCityMoms shared their tips for preparing kids for 4th of July...

Disposal of Prescriptions Drugs for the Safety of Children

Many of us grew up with a strong awareness of how to prevent forest fires because of Smokey the Bear.  We also had a healthy fear of poisoning thanks to Mr. Yuck.  Preventative police officers taught generations to “Just...

Avoiding Summertime Injuries

While summer days filled with swimming, bike riding and toasting s'mores are every child’s dream, each of these activities can quickly become a parent’s worst nightmare if the proper safety precautions aren’t taken. Here’s a look at some common...

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Hidden Gems: Indy Salt Cave

Halotherapy, or “salt therapy,” is when dry salt aerosol is inhaled. It is believed to “cleanse human airways, like a toothbrush cleanses teeth.”  Indy Salt...

Learn How to Camp at Conner Prairie

Love the idea of camping as a family, but don't know where to start? Join Conner Prairie for a new camping basics program, We Can...

Accessible and Inclusive Playgrounds in Indianapolis

With warmer weather right around the corner, it’s time to get out and enjoy some fresh air. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for...

INvestABLE Indiana: Giving Hoosiers with Disabilities the Ability to Save

Individuals with disabilities encounter barriers and challenges that many others don’t. As a result of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014,...
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