kids safety

  1. Baby & Toddler

    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. Children's 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. Tweens, Teens & College

    Parents be aware: Dangerous teen trends

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    You should be aware of the dangerous teen trends that could be occurring among your teen's peer groups.
  4. Tweens, Teens & College

    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. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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. Child Development & Health

    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. Child Development & Health

    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? The AAP's recent study found that...
  8. Mom & Dad

    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. Mom & Dad

    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. Mom & Dad

    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. Activities for Kids

    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. Super Mom Tips

    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. Child Development & Health

    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. School Age Kids

    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...
  16. Home Safety

    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. Child Development & Health

    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. School Age Kids

    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. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...