Harper’s Story: An Unthinkable Tragedy and How You Can Prevent It
It was a day like any other. Harper was a typical toddler full of love, laughs and life, when the unthinkable happened. Listen to Harper’s mother, Whitney, share how the events of that tragic day unfolded. Providers: hear her recommendation for preventing tragedies like this from occurring in your program. Parents: let Harper’s story show you why it is important to talk about safe outdoor play spaces and pick-up policies with your child’s provider.
- Providers -- Explore the recommendations under Outdoor Environment found on our webpage, Operating a Child Care Center: Program Practices
- Families -- Check out our checklist for Selecting a Child Care Program
Harper gave the BEST hugs. Her family started Harper’s Hugs to bring awareness to the importance of managing the safety of children in child care.