Whether your family has a dog of their own or prefers to admire them from afar, it is important to teach your kids to be respectful and safe around dogs. Keep in mind not to leave young children unattended with any dog. Read on to learn how you can teach
Labor Day, and the long holiday weekend that accompanies it, marks the end of summer for most families. It’s the official last summer BBQ, day out by the lake or family picnic. As fun as the weekend is, accidents can happen, which is why we’ve created a list of hazards
The Fourth of July is one of the most exciting holidays of the summer. It’s a time for relaxing with family and friends, barbecues, and, of course, fireworks. However, as one of the busiest weekends in the year, there are several factors that can lead to accidents. Here are four
At AYSO, we believe that no child should be left unsupervised before or after a game or practice, which is why parents must not “drop” players off at the soccer fields without contact with the coach. Instead, AYSO encourages a “hand off” to occur between the parent and the coach
For many families, soccer game days are the best time of the week. With temperatures reaching dangerous levels in many places throughout the country, it’s important to take the necessary measures to make sure your player doesn’t suffer from dehydration. Keep the following three tips in mind to combat dehydration.
1. Allow for stoppages and delays of game for the purposes of hydration, drinking plenty of liquids and player substitutions. 2. Consider notifying families at least 24 hours in advance to allow for proper hydration before the game even begins. 3. Make sure that kids are wearing sunscreen and have
Most goal post related injuries in youth soccer happen when a child or adult climbs on or hangs from the crossbar of an unsecured, unattended or improperly anchored goal, causing the goal to tip over. Even something as simple as a gust of wind can topple an unsecured goal. To
With youth soccer participation at an all-time high, it’s important to avoid the potential dangers of dropping off and picking up your player. When parking lots get crowded, kids are rushing around to make their games and cars are zooming around for parking spots, make safety the number one concern.
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