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Safety Issues

4 Social Media Apps that All Parents Should Know About in 2018

With new social media applications launched every day, it’s often difficult for parents to stay informed and monitor which are the safest and which are …

Keep Your Kids Safe: Tips to Avoid the Biggest Dangers

      Being a parent always comes with a certain amount of anxiety. Today, the news is full of horrific tales of school shootings …

How to Avoid Losing Your Child in a Public Place

For a parent, there are few worse experiences than losing sight of a young child in a public place, such as a mall or a …

4 School Bus Safety Lessons for Kids

  School bus safety has been at the forefront of the news lately.  Despite the recent media attention, school buses are actually a relatively safe …

6 Things Parents Need to Know About Teenagers and Drugs

  Every teenager goes through a critical period in their teens when they discover drugs. Some ignore the temptation, some try drugs and move on, …

10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe Online

  by Kari Ann Fallon While it may seem harmless, the Internet poses plenty of financial and security dangers to the average family. 1. Watermark …

Tips to Keep Kids Safe While Trick or Treating

Halloween is supposed to be a fun time for kids, when they get to dress up, go trick or treating, receive candy and simply have …

Parenting in the 21st Century: Recognizing the Signs of Cyber-Bullying

A generation ago, bullying seemed to occur primarily on the playground, but in the 21st century, this intimidating and unacceptable behavior is as likely to …

How to Keep Your Child Active During Summer Break

  Remember when you were a kid dreaming of summer days spent hiking, fishing, and playing outdoors? Childhood looks a lot different today than it …

Protect Your Kids From the Summer Sun With These Easy Tips

Everybody loves summertime activities with the kids splashing in the pool, outdoor adventures and maybe some time at the beach or the lake. Beware, though: …

6 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Daycare Center

Leaving your child on their first morning of daycare is a momentous occasion, but the natural worry all parents will feel can be eased by …

Summer Sun Safety for Kids

With all the information out there telling us how bad the sun is, it is a wonder anyone goes outside these days. But staying indoors …

4 Remedies to Common Childhood Mishaps

Childhood is messy, sticky, and gooey, but we wouldn’t want it any other way. The time you have with your kids is short, and crying …

Why You Need a Family Emergency Plan

You may wonder why family disaster preparedness is important, especially if you don’t live in a hurricane- or tornado-prone area. While there are many reasons, …

How to Spot Injuries in Young Kids

Young children often cannot communicate when they have been hurt, but there are physical cues parents can look for in their children.  Here are some …

4 Reasons to Keep Your Daughter Out of Children’s Beauty Pageants

If you’ve ever watched Toddlers & Tiaras on The Learning Channel, you’ve probably seen some the horrendous behavior displayed by parents and children in the …