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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Families, Toddlers, and Pets

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I'm a Miamian, born and raised, so I've witnessed several hurricanes ravage my beautiful city. My first (and scariest) hurricane was Andrew in 1992. But, more recently, Hurricane Irma paid us a nasty little visit. Miami lost some trees, phone service, electricity, cable, and internet for a while, but parts of the Florida Keys were destroyed.
My family and I were lucky enough to have survived the storm with minimal hiccups, and, now, I want to share some tips on how to prepare your family for the storm.
1. A few months before hurricane season starts, make your house as hurricane proof as possible.
We started looking into impact windows in May, found the right company for us in June, and by the end of July, …