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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

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

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 Travel Safety Tips for Kids

Back to School Travel Safety Tips for Kids

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.

Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

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

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.