safety

  1. Baby

    Safe exploring: Tips for your new crawler

    Most babies start to crawl at about 8 months and some will get moving even sooner. A crawling baby can move fast and will soon begin...
  2. Well-being

    How to safely leave an abusive relationship

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    The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence states that "approximately 1.3 million women are victims of physical...
  3. Baby

    Crib safety: Is your baby’s sleep space safe?

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    With more than 46 recalls of over 11 million cribs since 2007, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) decided to take action...
  4. K-12

    Proper or made-up names for genitals?

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    When it comes to genitals, some parents come up blank, and others have "pet" names for their child's nether regions. But many...
  5. Workouts

    Self-defense for women: Krav Maga workout

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    What would you do if a stranger -- or even your date -- grabbed you around the neck and planned to do you harm? Screaming as loud as...
  6. Pets & Animals

    Summer pet safety

    Extreme heat and record-breaking temperatures have plagued several states across the nation this summer. To ensure that your beloved...
  7. Baby

    FDA bans BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups

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    The FDA has banned the use of bisphenol-A, or BPA, from the manufacture of baby bottles and sippy cups -- read on to find out what...
  8. Family Fun

    Summer heat safety

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    As temperatures rise, make sure you're taking precautions to avoid heat exhaustion and related warm weather health issues.
  9. Tips & Advice

    Summer vacation safety for kids

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    Going on vacation can be stressful for parents and children. There are crowds of new faces, new places, luggage to keep track of and...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: How to prevent sports injuries

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    If you're thinking your children practice sports with a different intensity than you ever did as a kid, you're not alone. Young...
  11. Workouts

    Smart summer hiking tips

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    It's almost summer hiking season! Start prepping now so you can enjoy the great outdoors safely.
  12. Parenting

    Should you let your teens cross the border for Spring Break?

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    Spring Break is a chance for teens to let loose. But with all the dangers in international locales, is it really safe to let our...
  13. K-12

    Keep your family healthy during the holidays

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    The holidays are a time to celebrate, but all the hoopla can play havoc on your family's health. Instead of keeping your brood home...
  14. Organizing

    Keep your home safe when you're away

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    Every 15 seconds, a burglary takes place in homes and businesses across the United States. As we head into the summer travel season,...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Windows present a serious danger to children

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    Every year, thousands of children are injured from falling out of windows. Don't overlook this obvious and very real danger to your...
  16. Family Fun

    Adventure outings with the family

    You’ve done the bike rides and hikes and had a great time. But your kids are getting older and they are ready for more. You’re...
  17. Family Fun

    Keep your kids safe around fireworks, sparklers and fires

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    With July 4th coming, safety should be a top consideration for parents everywhere. Fireworks, sparklers and barbecues can pose big...
  18. K-12

    Daredevil kid? How to keep your adrenaline-seeking child safe

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    You’ve got one of those kids who just loves adrenaline and to push his or herself beyond the comfort zone. Most of the time...
  19. 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....
  20. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Take a risk

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    Were you, in your youth, a risk-taker? Before you became a mom, did steep hills on your mountain bike not faze you in the least? Did...