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Kids love horses, but riding or being around them can be dangerous. Follow these tips from Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (fs4jk.org) to help keep everyone safe and happy.
Going on a hike with the kids is a great way to combine quality family time with exercise and exploration
My family loves to camp and we’ve gone on hikes through mountains and prairies. The kids enjoy it and we always discover something new. If you haven’t shared this experience with your...
You'll be surprised at how many ways kids come in contact with pesticides
All pesticides can pose a health risk to children. Their bodies are going through developmental processes that can be affected by pesticide exposure. The extent depends on the toxicity of the...
The Ericksons teach kids responsibility through farm animals
Radio interview source: Bruce and Kathleen Erickson Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Kids and animals just seem to go together. And what a child learns from the experience...
Protect your kids from farm hazards by creating a safe play area for them
Interview source: Tammy Ellis, Education Outreach Specialist, National Farm Medicine Center Listen to the radio story mp3 Young...
ATVs are fun to ride, but they aren't toys. Follow these tips to help prevent injuries to your kids.
With three boys, our schedules can get pretty busy, especially during baseball season. We just finished another year of baseball, and one of the biggest challenges for me was feeding my family. We...
Our readers have some adorable country kids!
Upside-down tomato planters are all the rage this season, but there's no need to spend a lot of money to buy them. Here's how to make them yourself!
Gardening is the perfect activity for parents and kids to do together. Children love digging in the dirt and watching their plants grow. Plus, they're more likely to eat their vegetables if they...