child safety

  1. Living

    How to encourage responsible cell phone use

    Cell phones are incredible tools that allow us to contact friends, colleagues and loved ones in a matter of seconds. While allowing...
  2. K-12

    Why don't school buses have seat belts?

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    Every parent worries when their child boards the school bus each day that they are not required to be buckled in. Research shows...
  3. Parenting

    Past its prime: What to do with an expired car seat

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    Expired car seats can be a hot topic in the parenting world, but no matter how you feel about car seat expiration dates, there will...
  4. K-12

    You’ve got to keep up with them

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    You may have babyproofed your house in preparation for a crawling baby, but once a child starts to walk, it’s not long before that...
  5. Baby

    You would never forget your child in your car – would you?

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    You might be living under a rock if you haven’t heard stories of children perishing after being “forgotten” and left behind in cars...
  6. K-12

    Child safety checklist for the home

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    Time flies when you have family keeping you busy, which means your home may or may not be the safest it can be for your child. It’s...
  7. K-12

    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...
  8. Tips & Advice

    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...
  9. Home

    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,...
  10. K-12

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. Baby

    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...
  13. K-12

    Entertaining kids with food allergies

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    More and more kids today have food allergies and sensitivities. While you can't eliminate every potential allergen from parties, you...
  14. Tips & Advice

    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...
  15. 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...
  16. K-12

    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...
  17. Baby

    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...
  18. Home

    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....
  19. 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...
  20. 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...