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

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

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

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

Safety reminders and guidelines to make sure your swimming pool or hot tub is ready for the season.

School Bus Safety

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

The Impact of Your Volunteer Hours

It can be difficult to figure out how to start volunteering. However, many people underestimate the power of just an hour or two to volunteer programs.

Building a Special Needs Estate Plan

Setting up a special needs plan for a child or adult is critical. Consider a special needs lawyer to ensure protection and thoroughness of your plan.

Preparing for a Baby

Preparing for a baby is essential to keeping you worry free throughout your pregnancy. Let State Farm help you and your family get ready for baby.

Back to School Safety

Walking or biking to school, riding the bus or driving — here are safety tips to teach your children as they head back to school.

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

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

Summer Driving Tips

You're going to need to pack more than beach supplies for that summer road trip.

Create a Fire Evacuation Plan Today

Fires can spread more quickly than many people realize. A family fire evacuation plan can help. Learn how to create and practice one today!

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

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

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