×
Book Appointment Online with select physicians.
Request Appointment Online to schedule with one of our coordinators.
1.888.IUHEALTH for
Same-Day Primary Care Appointments.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

How to Stay Safe While Pumpkin Carving

Blog How to Stay Safe While Pumpkin Carving

As the air becomes crisp and pumpkin patches begin to fill up around your neighborhood, you may find your family getting eager to go out and find a gorgeous gourd to bring home. A favorite autumn activity, pumpkin picking can lead to all of your seasonal must-haves: pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds and of course, jack-o-lanterns! With Halloween right around the corner, now’s the perfect time to find a plump pumpkin to carve and add to your holiday decor.

Though a great family activity, pumpkin carving should be approached with caution, especially when including young children. Follow our safety tips below to maintain the fun without having to dig out the first-aid kit!


As you prepare for this weekend’s family-friendly fall activities, remember these safety suggestions for an enjoyable and injury-free time. For other tips on how to have a great, but safe holiday, read more Halloween articles on the Riley Connections blog. 

Viewing all posts in …

Other Blog Posts That May Interest You

Blog

Cholesterol & Your Child

Everyday Wellness

As adults, we know we need to watch our cholesterol in order to maintain good health. But did you...

Continue reading
Blog How to Help a Teen With Juvenile Arthritis

How to Help a Teen With Juvenile Arthritis

Everyday Wellness

Arthritis is not just a disease that affects senior citizens. Thousands of children in the United...

Continue reading
Blog

5 Essentials for Bundling Your Kids in the Snow

Everyday Wellness

Children love snow, and naturally, you want to keep them warm and dry while they enjoy time...

Continue reading

Viewing all posts in …