child safety

  1. Teen Behavior

    5 Reasons why your kids should have cell phones

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    Your kiddo has come to you with wishes for a mobile phone of her very own, but is she ready for the responsibility? From safety to...
  2. Babysitters and Childcare

    Summer activities: Is your child safe from predators?

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    Summertime should be a time for stress-free activities — playing at the park, swimming at the local pool or attending an organized...
  3. Home Safety

    Surprising dangers to children in your home

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    We are all familiar with the basics of childproofing our homes -- locking away the cleaning supplies, putting knives out of reach,...
  4. Child Development & Health

    5 Apps that help keep your kids safe

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    These days, your mobile phone is more than a telephone; it's an entertainment device, an MP3 player and most importantly, a valuable...
  5. Parenting

    Do you ask other parents if they have guns in their home?

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    Imagine this: Your child has a playdate with a new friend from class. You don't know the parents or maybe you just know them from...
  6. Baby & Toddler

    Booster seats: Which one is right for you?

    Booster seats should be the talk of the town (or the home) when it comes to safely securing your older child in a vehicle, but which...
  7. Child Development & Health

    Entertaining kids with food allergies

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    These days, more and more kids have food allergies and sensitivities. While you can’t eliminate every potential allergen from your...
  8. Special Needs

    Safety tips for kids with autism

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    Kids with autism present specific challenges when it comes to safety. Discover tips for working with caregivers, teachers and...
  9. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Top toy and baby-related recalls of 2011

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    You strive to take the best care of your little one, but are you sure that the products you are using aren't posing a threat to your...
  10. School Age Kids

    Sleepover safety guidelines

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    Whether it's your child's first sleepover or your teen's 100th slumber party, child safety should be the most important factor when...
  11. Baby & Toddler

    7 Newborn dangers in your home

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    You want to keep your baby safe, but baby proofing your home takes more than just covering up a few electrical outlets. There are...
  12. Home Safety

    Swimming pool safety tips for summer fun

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    If you have a pool in the backyard and little ones in the house, you may find yourself worried about opening the pool each summer....
  13. Home Improvement

    How to create a functional, practical kitchen for your family

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    Function and practicality are two essentials when it comes to raising a family, and streamlining your routine and home can help...
  14. Parenting Tips & Advice

    New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for car seat and booster seat safety

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    The American Academy of Pediatrics has officially issued new guidelines for car seat and booster seat safety. Among the...
  15. Toys & Play

    5 Top soothers for fussy babies

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    There's nothing more frustrating than not being able to calm a fussy baby. Consider one of these baby soothers to help your baby...
  16. Having a Baby

    Drop-side cribs banned after infant deaths

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    The Consumer Product Safety Commission has banned the sale, re-sale or manufacture of all cribs with a drop-down side after 32...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    The accident-prone toddler

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    When young children become mobile -- when they start to really move and use their arms, legs, feet and hands to get at just about...
  18. Baby clothes & gear

    Safety tips for buying used baby clothes and gear

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    Before you buy used baby clothes or gear, like cribs or carseats, check out our shopping guide to help you and your baby stay safe.
  19. Having a Baby

    Car seat safety

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    You've got the car seat, you've got the baby ... so how do you know if you're actually keeping your baby safe in that car seat? Car...
  20. Age by Age

    Child tracking devices: Do they work?

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    There's just something about being a parent that makes you fear the worst. Even those of us who were once carefree and easy going...