Category Archives: Safety

Keeping your kids safe. Advice, product reviews, and more.

Halloween Safety Tips for Teens

When the kids are little Halloween can be a fun time for parents. We set off in the early evening with our costumed tykes and bask in the joy of watching them scream “trick or treat” and giggle amongst themselves at how clever they are in their costumes. Best of all it is all over by aroun ...

5 Convertible Car Seats

New information has come out regarding the length of time toddlers should be rear-facing in a car. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents keep their toddlers in rear-facing car seats until they reach the age of two, or until they exceed the weight limit for the rear-facing car seat ...
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Kids in Hot Cars

We have all wondered at some time what we would do. You are walking through a parking lot on a hot sunny summer day. As you pass a parked car, you see a kid or two inside the car. They look hot, sweaty, and the car door is locked. Should you call 911? If they look in distress should you break the wind ...
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Choosing The Best Baby Sling

It’s not that difficult to see why moms and dads love wearing their babies in slings. The convenience of being able to do various tasks during the day, while using both hands, is by far one of the best things about “baby wearing.” Mothers also love the added workout they’ll get when wearing their baby ...
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The Top Safety Rules For This Summer

Making sure your kids are safe this summer should be one of the most important things. Besides making sure the grill is turned off, there are other things to make sure your watching so this summer can be safe. With the right guidance and preparation, summertime can be the most relaxing time with your ...
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Child Car Seat Safety: One Little Thing, Can Make A Huge Difference

When it comes to buying a car seat, a parent’s number one concern is making sure their child is safe. That might be their number one concern, but many parents make the mistake when it comes to strapping their child into a car seat. According to the journal Academic Pediatrics, 75% of parents don’t hav ...
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Warning: Laundry Pods Poisonous to Children

Warning: Laundry Pods Poisonous to Children It was supposed to be an invention that would make laundry day easier for families. Instead it has made it more dangerous. We are talking about laundry detergent pods. These little packets of soft liquid in a plastic pouch that you simply pop into your laund ...
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Doctor’s Cell Phone Left in Womb

Doctor’s Cell Phone Left in Womb A Jordanian woman is feeling much better after having the cell phone her doctor left behind in her womb removed, her family reports. The accident discovered when she returned home after having a Caesarian section, has been making the rounds of the web as yet anot ...
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Cell Phone Detects Boy’s Cancer With Picture

Cell Phone Detects Boy’s Cancer With Picture Mothers of small children take plenty of pictures of their kids. That is just part of the modern age. But when an Illinois mom noticed something different in her 2 year old son’s iPhone picture, she brought him to the doctor. That decision may h ...
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First Approaches To Teen Driving

First Approaches To Teen Driving Even though the minimum age for an unrestricted license is creeping up in some states, teen driving and getting a license has been a long awaited rite of passage.  Teenagers are involved in more automobile accidents than those in any other age group, and studies have s ...