Regardless of how you choose to celebrate this Halloween, here are a few ways to make safety a part of your planning.

In elementary school, there were few things I dreaded more than running.

Let me put it this way: One year, our French class of four kids (everyone else chose to take Spanish) was required by our teacher to get up in front of the entire school and sing “Aux Champs Elysees.” That song haunts me to this day, and I still would take that over the mile run in school.

During our Safe Kids Worldwide leadership conference, I spent the day with several of our international partners, who traveled to Washington, D.C. to share and learn about the best ways to keep kids safe.

It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week, and it’s still hard to believe that it has anything to do with me.

We thank Congressman Jon Runyan (R-NJ) for guest authoring this blog.

As we get closer to International Walk to School Day on October 9, I can’t help but think about how many more countries are desperately in need of pedestrian safety initiatives and education. One of those countries is my home in Simferopol, Ukraine.

We would like to thank Amy Lebeau, the senior project manager for public education at the National Fire Protection Association, for guest authoring this blog.

National Fire Prevention Week spans from October 6-12 this year. The theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” Every day, at least one child dies from a home fire and every hour about 14 children are injured from fires or burns.

October 9 is International Walk to School Day. We’re teaming up with FedEx to host events across the country that teach kids all the fun things about walking to school.  It all happens while they’re outside, active and having fun, which is the best way to learn 

We are now in the thick of the fall sports and recreation season. Last year, 46 million kids played some form of team sports. As we keep a keen eye on the games, we also know we need to keep an eye on keeping our kids safe.

This week, as part of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), we’re teaming up with the General Motors Foundation to help parents protect their most precious cargo.

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