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  • kids swimming Basic Safety Tips this Summer
    “As Texas temperatures heat up, the first thing kids will probably do is head to pools, lakes, rivers, or beaches to start splashing their way into summer,” says Suzanne Condron M.D., F.A.A.P., a board-certified pediatrician.
    Basic safety tips like learn to swim could be life saving. Have your kids take lessons at your local pool and never let your children swim without an adult watching. View a short video from Kelsey-Seybold.

    cop and sonLaw Enforcement Family Health and Wellness
    The stressors that police officers have always faced can have serious implications for overall health and wellness. In these times of unprecedented stress and uncertainty, officers must take additional steps to prioritize their mental and physical wellness. The following guide, adapted from the International Association of Chiefs of Police and other sources, offers practical tips for officers and their families. View Guide here.

    mom and childSpeaking to Children about Diversity and Discrimination
    Diversity and discrimination are delicate topics and can be difficult to discuss with children. But given the widespread civil unrest related to the senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and other African-Americans recently, it may be impossible even for young children to be left unaware. View this PDF for additional infrormation.