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Driving a car, in theory, is already a nerve-wracking and stressful activity. Add rowdy kids to the mix and the situation can become even more difficult, due to the distracting nature of their horseplay. There's no denying it--paying attention to the road and to the kids is a trying experience. Read these tips to find out how to keep your pint-sized passengers safe and sound, for any trip at any age.
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Alysia Brooks

This Cincinnati Insurance Company has compiled a list of tips for shopping safely both in the store and online. Take a look at this list and be ready for the Holidays!

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Everyone in Ohio agrees that cyber safety is important, but what, exactly, does it mean to be "safe" online? And what do parents really need to know? Here are the top five things you can do to teach your kids how to become responsible digital citizens:
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We all want to be the one to find a gift that makes the holidays unforgettable for that special child in our lives.Whether you're a parent, aunt, neighbor or godparent, don't let your quest for holiday magic steer you towards a purchase that might be unsafe or inappropriate.
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Summer in Ohio is coming and with it is the opportunity to experience all kinds of warm-weather mishaps. Here are some common summer dangers and how to avoid them.
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Alysia Brooks

A Christmas tree is a non-negotiable tradition for many families during the holidays. But even those who look forward to those twinkling lights and strings of popcorn may have a small child or mischievous cat that makes having a tree difficult and sometimes even dangerous. Review the tips from our Dec 16th, 2014 blog post, "Tips to Prevent Christmas Tree Fires," to make sure you have a safe set-up. Now on to the important question...
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Alysia Brooks

We have come a long way from the traditional way of hanging lights on a Christmas tree, lit candles. Obviously, lit candles hanging on a dying and drying out pine tree is not a great idea. That's when the electric string lights were introduced. Over time, the string lights have become safer than the original electric bulbs used but that doesn't mean the fire risk isn't still there. If you choose to put up a Christmas tree this year, here are a few tips from Propertycasualty.com to help lessen your risk of fire.
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Alysia Brooks

Just reading the title you might think, "Great, another agent trying to sell me on paying even more for my insurance than I already am." You will actually find that it is much more affordable to carry the higher limits than you think. You might also think, "I don't
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Alysia Brady

According to The Cincinnati Insurance Company's blog on How to Protect Yourself from Fraud, "The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports that insurance fraud accounts for about 10% of all property casualty claims." Falling victim to a dishonest contractor damages not only your home, but your pockets too. Here are a few tips, provided by the Cincinnati Insurance Company, that might help you recognize a fraud so that you do not become another fraud statistic!
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Alysia Brady

This is one of the most important questions any new or experienced parents should ask themselves. The Cincinnati Insurance Company has provided a few important statistics and tips that we can all learn from. Whether you're a new parent, experienced parent, grandparent or nanny, these are tips you may want to pay attention to!
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FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) would like to invite you to participate in America’s PrepareAthon! on April 30, 2014. This is the FIRST National Day of Action which is a nationwide campaign to improve our Nation’s resilience!
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After a harsh and seemingly never ending winter, spring has finally arrived! As a responsible homeowner, there are several chores that should be completed during the spring season. The Cincinnati Insurance Company has provided the to-do list below to ensure your property is properly maintained to decrease the probability of a liability claim.
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As winter starts to set in most of us will be spending more time indoors.Now is a good time to review this checklist for safety, comfort, and savings.Around your home...
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No matter where we live we all need to be aware of the extra precautions necessary to safe winter driving. Those of us living in climates where winter is non-existent or an infrequent visitor may need to take special heed. We don't get much practice driving on ice or in snow but business trips or vacations may require us to drive in foreign conditions. It's better to prepare ahead rather than rely on a crash course (sorry for the pun).
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While the vast majority of products and toys produced for infants and children are safe, that is not always the case. In March of 2005, for instance, Graco agreed to a record 4 million dollar fine for failing to report deaths and injuries related to recalled goods or products about to be recalled. Each year, about one-third of the 350 or so products recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission are intended for infants and small children. Small children are particularly susceptible to inherently unsafe products so it is a good idea to review recall information periodically.
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Many parents rightly experience a strong anxiety when turning over the car keys to their new teen driver. There are a several things a parent can do to make sure that the teenage driving experience is a safe one. First, teenagers need to understand that driving is a privilege, not a right. With privileges come certain responsibilities. It is best to make those responsibilities and the consequences for not meeting them as clear as possible. One way to do that is with an actual contract between parents and teenagers built around the concept of graduated licensing and restrictions for high risk situations.
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