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October 8, 2013

10 Tips for Improving Child Pedestrian Safety

At the beginning of most our lives, we share two fundamental desires: learning and movement. In fact, most babies take their first steps when they are less than a year, and are walking well by the time they are 14 or 15 months. Before you know it, kids are not just walking but running, jumping, skipping and you name it – any other physical gymnastics that most of us adults find exhausting just to look at!

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October 4, 2012

Stepping Forward on International Walk to School Day

While New Year’s signals fresh resolutions for the majority of us, for kids (and their parents), fall and the beginning of a new school year is the time to commit to starting off the year right. Diligence in studying or completing homework is a common goal, but also other activities such as learning a new musical instrument or playing a team sport become greater priorities.

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October 7, 2011

FedEx and Safe Kids – Walk This Way – International Walk to School Day

On October 5, millions of children around the world participated in International Walk to School Day (IWTSD), an annual event that raises awareness among local communities of the benefits of healthy, safe and walkable neighborhoods for school children.

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