child safety

  1. K-12

    Dad charged with with manslaughter over his toddlers' accidental deaths

    Three weeks ago, two little girls died after being crushed by a falling dresser . Both parents face charges in the wake of their...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Mom who left kids in car during job interview released from charges

    The subject of kids being left in hot cars is a hot topic, and most feel that it's an inexcusable act. But for one Arizona mother...
  3. Tips & Advice

    What would you do if a creep followed your kid around a store?

    A mother's instinct is sharp, and that may be what saved one little girl when her mom noticed a man paying close attention to their...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Would you leave your kid in a park while you went to work?

    A South Carolina mother is behind bars and her 9-year-old daughter has been placed in state custody after witnesses say she was left...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Investigation reveals Disney employees arrested in child sex sting

    Walt Disney World is a place where dreams come true, but all employees there are not suitable for being close to kids on a daily...
  6. Baby

    Why the cops who ejected a breastfeeding mom from a Brad Paisley concert had the right idea

    Police say Megan Christopherson was asked to leave the pit area at a Brad Paisley concert due to concerns over her baby’s safety....
  7. New Moms

    How we failed the mom who abandoned her baby on the subway

    Mother abandons baby in subway. The headline would make any parent gasp. One of the primal fears of motherhood is that you'll be...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Toddlers die in furniture tip over: Are your kids safe at home?

    A second child has died after a dresser fell on two toddler girls. In light of this tragedy, what safety measures can you take to...
  9. K-12

    What a pediatrician wants you to know about childhood drowning

    It's hard to cool down without frolicking in the pool or lake over the hot summer months, but swimming can be risky for kids. Here's...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Update: What you need to know about the Georgia dad charged with hot car death

    When 22-month-old Cooper Mills Harris died June 18, media outlets nationwide covered the heartbreaking story of a father who...
  11. Baby

    Why the toddler who died in a hot car in Georgia haunts us

    There's a smug part of me that thinks I'm above rubbernecking at the tabloids, but when it comes to stories of parents allegedly...
  12. Parenting

    I left my toddler in a hot car

    Dozens of kids die in hot cars every year. For this mom, every new story brings back her near-brush with tragedy.
  13. Tips & Advice

    These simple habits can prevent kids dying in hot cars

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    Even on mild summer days, the interior of a car may exceed over 120 degrees. A child left in a hot car can die in minutes.
  14. K-12

    This simple question could save your child's life

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    Forgiveness is powerful. But here's how one simple question can prevent a senseless tragedy from occurring in the first place.
  15. K-12

    What every parent needs to know about secondary drowning

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    A mother's story that nearly ended in tragedy serves as a lesson that we never knew — that you or your child can drown hours after...
  16. School & Education

    Teachers behaving badly: Troubling allegations of abuse

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    Teachers are expected to be good role models for our kids, taking care of their learning and well-being while they are away from us....
  17. K-12

    Serious injuries after bounce house flies away

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    Neighbors looked on, horrified, as a bounce house with kids inside was ripped away from its anchors and lifted to as high as 50 feet...
  18. Baby

    American Baby responds to dangerous babywearing cover

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    Babywearing on a magazine cover — awesome, right? Unfortunately, the photo American Baby chose shows a mom doing it wrong.
  19. Tips & Advice

    Support pours in for mom who left kids in a hot car

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    What would the world look like if instead of tearing down other mothers, we supported them? Where instead of judging their choices...
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    7 Kid-friendly cities to move to in the U.S.

    Here are seven cities worth moving to, and resources to dig a little deeper into what makes each one kid worthy.