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Safety Issues

Teenagers and Personal Security Online

In some ways, the internet is safer than “real life” socializing – after all, your teen is not outside on the street after dark; he …

Providing a Safe and Secure Home for your Child

Accidents in the home are the primary cause of death in U.S. children. By taking a few simple precautions, these injuries can be avoided, making …

Child Safety Tips for Yard and Garden

As adults, it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards in our yards and gardens. But the truth is, accidents will happen, but many are preventable. …

Pacifier Pros and Cons

Babies are not born with pacifiers in their mouths, but based on their prolific use in many countries, it’s hard to picture a world without …

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe When Home Alone

While some states have laws about the minimum age a child can be left home alone without it being considered neglect, as a parent you’re …

13 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

As soon as a child enters their pre-teen stage – or maybe even before – they begin counting the days until they’re old enough to …

Ice Skating with Your Kids 101

Families that play together stay together, or at least that’s how the saying goes. If you take some time to have fun together, it can …

How to Protect Your Child’s Hearing

If you’re flinching because your teen’s music is too loud or if you find yourself leaving the room when your toddler starts playing with a …

Do These 4 Things to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Kids today have a different relationship with computers and the Internet then their adult counterparts. Schools now integrate computer use into the curriculum, as knowing how to …

How to Talk to Your Kids About Stranger Danger

Talking about this unpleasant subject can seem awkward at times. How do you tell your child there are very real dangers out there without making …

How to Teach Your Children Cell Phone Etiquette

Teaching your child to say “please” and “thank you” is usually second nature; it’s been done for generations and comes pretty naturally. But teaching your …

5 Poisonous Houseplants to Keep Away from Toddlers and Pets

When decorating your living space, houseplants are a natural consideration. Their living greenery infuses life into your home and many plants help clean indoor air. However, …

Safety Tips for Enjoying Fireworks this Independence Day

Enjoying the fireworks is one of the most fun things about Independence Day. They are spectacular for all ages, but they are especially enchanting for …

Risky Teen Driving Habits Predicts Future Crashes

Teen drivers are typically involved in more accidents than more experienced drivers.  A recent study seems to point out the causes of these teen driver …

How to Prevent a Fire at Home

The very concept of a house fire is scary, and there’s no disputing the fact that devastating house fires do occur. To help prevent this …

Sled Safety for Children

Remember sledding as a child? Safety was probably the furthest thing from your mind! Over the years, parents have wised up and know that sledding …