Parenting For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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One thing you can do as a parent is to be prepared for an emergency before it happens. Fill out a list with these important phone numbers and post it in the house so it's visible, preferably near each phone. Let your other family members (and babysitter) know where the list is located.

Police:

Fire:

Doctor:

Ambulance:

Hospital:

Poison Center:

Neighbors:

School:

Work:

Cell phone:

Misc.:

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Sandra Hardin Gookin serves as a parenting expert for Parents Magazine and Working Mother Magazine.

Dan Gookin wrote the international bestseller DOS For Dummies. They have four sons.

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