5 "Pokemon Go" safety tips

The new video game "Pokemon Go" has officially taken over my household.

My husband and children have been out each night exploring, walking, and catching silly Pokemon creatures together.

While I normally scoff at video games, Pokemon Go has encouraged my whole family to be more active and visit interesting landmarks in the community. (My dogs love all of the extra walks, too!)

However, because of the active and social nature of this game, there are certain safety risks that should be considered.

Here are some tips to keep your kids safe while they play this fun new game.