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Insurance, lifestyle, and safety tips for parents

Parenting may not be easy, but State Farm® wants to help make it better. These parenting articles will ensure you're confident in your decisions.
Ideas for How to Volunteer at a School.

Ideas for How to Volunteer at a School.

Volunteers in schools are an integral part of helping students and teachers and building stronger communities. There are countless ways for you to give back, starting today.

How to Be a Good Neighbor as a Homeowner.

How to Be a Good Neighbor as a Homeowner.

What’s OK to share — and what might lead to neighbor disagreements? Read on for ideas to avoid property line disputes, build bonds and maintain community.

Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July

Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July

Thousands of people suffer fireworks related injuries every year. Follow these tips on fireworks safety and how to light fireworks safely.

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Tips about a pool safety fence and other considerations for households with access to a swimming pool to help keep the focus on fun.

School Bus Safety Tips For Riders and Drivers

School Bus Safety Tips For Riders and Drivers

Safety tips for children and parents as they wait at the bus stop, cross the street, and enter and exit the bus. And tips for bus drivers as they transport the children.

Creative Ways to Fit In Volunteer Opportunities

Creative Ways to Fit In Volunteer Opportunities

Discover how to work volunteering into an already-busy schedule.

Building a Special Needs Plan

Building a Special Needs Plan

Planning for the care of your loved ones if you're not there is important. It's critical when you are responsible for an individual with special needs.

Life 101: Preparing for a Baby

Life 101: Preparing for a Baby

Put these to-dos on your list to get ready for a baby.

Safety Tips for Kids During Back-to-School-Travel

Safety Tips for Kids During Back-to-School-Travel

Tips to help keep your children safe on their routes to school.

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Help kids understand what to do in the event of a weather emergency, and get our emergency preparedness tips for you and your family.

Teaching Children to Save and Invest

Teaching Children to Save and Invest

Help children set goals for their money to set up a lifetime of good financial habits.

5 Steps for a Safe Family Road Trip

5 Steps for a Safe Family Road Trip

A little pre-trip planning can go a long way toward making your family's road trip safe and memorable.

Talk About and Practice Fire Safety

Talk About and Practice Fire Safety

Stop, drop and roll is only the beginning — fire safety games and practice can help kids get educated.

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare your babysitter for success and emergency situations by leaving important information about your house, your family and your child.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.