Tip of The Day: Falling In Ice – Aurora 8 Year Old Saves Mom and Dog

Freeport, Illinois — Tip of The Day. The following ABC report is of an Aurora, Illinois family.

According to the report, 8-year-old Caden saved his mother and his dog’s life after he called 911 when the two fell into an icy pond this past weekend.

When walking on ice;

  1. Take smaller steps. This is a good lesson to apply whenever you walk but especially when walking on ice.
  2. Walk or lean slightly forward. The slightest hinge at the hips will work wonders for making your way through the winter months safely.
  3. Do the slow shuffle. If you can’t bring yourself to do the Penguin, keep feet about a foot apart, and take small, shuffling steps, aligning your feet after each step. Keep your pace slow.

Here’s how to get out of the water if you do fall in.

Read the full story here.

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Cover photo: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/58/Ice_fishing_on_Lake_Saimaa.jpg

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