Every parent instinctively tries to protect their children from hurtful acts and negative emotions. As a police officer, I was careful not to expose my children to anything I saw during my time as a street officer. I also knew I couldn't protect my children from all of the hateful acts and emotions found in our world.
Choose snowy hills, free of ice with a gentle slope and long run off area. Be sure the hill is free of bumps, holes and obstacles such as trees, signs, fences and rocks. Stay away from roads, rivers, railways and parking lots. Only sled in the daylight or on well-lit hills and to reduce the risk of hypothermia and frostbite, don't go out below -19°C.
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