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Posted by on Apr. 5, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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Please remind your kids about how to safely cross the street. In the past 2 days we have had 2 kids get hit by cars in our area. One was fatal & the other was minor injuries.
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by on Apr. 5, 2013 at 9:24 PM

omg my prayers with the biggest fear. Thank you for posting this.

by Anji on Apr. 5, 2013 at 9:38 PM
So scary! Bean knows to look both ways and he can't cross without a hand.
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by Gold Member on Apr. 5, 2013 at 10:58 PM

ohhhh man

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by Ruby Member on Apr. 6, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Aww sad to hear this
Thanks for the reminder ;)

by Sandra on Apr. 6, 2013 at 12:56 AM

omg how sad is that..

by Ruby Member on Apr. 6, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Wow, that is horrible!

by Sue on Apr. 6, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Oh gosh! I am always reminding my 5 year old son to look both ways, but luckily we live on a not so busy street.

by Sarah on Apr. 6, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Oh how sad.

My son is 5 and still needs a reminder EVERY SINGLE TIME. I have told him that he will not be allowed to leave our yard or ride his bike around the block until he consistently demonstrates that he's looking before going across the street. So far, he hasn't figured it out. I just keep actively supervising until he's ready.

by Platinum Member on Apr. 6, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Parents need to teach their kids that the car ALWAYS wins. It's bigger, it gets to go first. Watching their kids doesn't hurt either. 

by kimmy on Apr. 6, 2013 at 2:16 PM
((BIG HUGS!!))

I am very sorry to hear that, are those kids still alive?! I do hope so!
My DD only goes in the street when we're walking across the street & yes! I stop her & my self & I tell DD to "look left & look right before we cross! & if we see a car/van/truck we stop & wait until the road is clear."

Safety first!
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