kids safety

  1. Baby

    Halloween survival guide for moms of toddlers

    You've made the cutest Halloween costume. You have a trick-or-treat game plan. Your toddler has no clue what's going on. Don't be...
  2. School & Education

    Teach your kids about stranger danger

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    Regardless of how closely you keep an eye on your youngster, teaching your kids about stranger danger is necessary to keep kids...
  3. Parenting

    Parents be aware: Dangerous teen trends

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    Teens are full of ideas — some of them great and others dangerous. While you're likely aware of the good things happening in...
  4. Parenting

    10 Ways parents can help their teens be safe drivers

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    Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S., and they crash at three times the rate of more experienced...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Mom story: My daughter died from inhaling helium

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    On Feb. 18, 2012, Lori Earp’s 14-year-old daughter, Ashley Long, of Eagle Point, Oregon, went to a party with her girlfriends. What...
  6. K-12

    Teaching kids about guns

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    Firearms and gun ownership are controversial topics on which everyone has opinions. Following record Black Friday gun sales and the...
  7. K-12

    Bounce house blues: Injuries on the rise

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    Bounce houses and kids' birthday parties are synonymous, but are they getting more dangerous?
  8. Tips & Advice

    Keep your family safe: Fire Prevention Week

    National Fire Prevention Week begins on Sunday, October 7 and is observed throughout the U.S. and Canada. The theme for 2012 is...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Dad killed daughter's molester, may not be charged

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    In a scenario no parent wants to imagine, a Texas dad found himself beating a man to death when he discovered him molesting his...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Watching a parenting train wreck

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    Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Even the most measured, thoughtful, positive parent goes through tough times and...
  11. Family Fun

    Who's coaching your children?

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    In the wake of the disturbing Penn State/Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, we find it more important than ever to ask: Who is...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Tips to shop peacefully with young children

    Shopping with kids can be oh-so-stressful, but these easy tips will make your next trip a lot more enjoyable.
  13. Children's Health

    Sledding is a hazardous sport for kids

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    Sledding is a popular winter pastime, but it leads to a trip to the emergency room for more than 20,000 kids each year, according to...
  14. K-12

    Bounce houses may expose kids to unsafe lead levels

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    The Center for Environmental Health has filed a lawsuit against many leading suppliers of bounce houses -- also called jump houses...
  15. K-12

    Best and worst car booster seats

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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its 21 best car booster seats, for their performance keeping kids secured...
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    SheKnows Parenting Awards: Safety

    SheKnows Parenting Awards are here! We want to know what you think are the best products and services for families. Vote for the...
  17. Parenting

    Guide shows sexual predators how to prey on children

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    Sexual predators have manuals -- yes, actual child molestation guidebooks -- on how to abuse kids. Arm yourself as a parent with the...
  18. K-12

    Does your kid need a car booster seat?

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    Child safety seats aren't just for infants and toddlers! In many states, kids up through elementary school should be strapped into...
  19. K-12

    How to keep teens safe without nagging

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    Every two years, since the early 1990s, the Center for Disease Control has made available surveys that track risky behaviors by...