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Safety Issues

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer is a time for fun; school is out and the weather is perfect.  But safety is important to consider whenever you leave the house.  The warm …

Summer Food Safety Tips

Like cold and flu season, there seems to be a food-borne illness season – food-borne illnesses are at their peak during summer months. The warm …

Tips for Keeping Your Teen Safe on the Road This Summer

Your teen has just received his license and the worrying begins. Summer is just around the corner and your teen will be spending more time …

Fireworks Safety – How to Have Safe 4th of July Fireworks at Home

Fireworks are a significant part of any 4th of July celebration. Some cities have regulations about individuals firing them off, so fireworks safety may not …

Mental Health and Teens: Five Danger Signs to Watch Out For

The teenage years can be difficult ones. Teens are going through significant cognitive developments that can influence not only their behavior but also their mood. …

Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied Online

It’s estimated that almost half of all children will experience or be exposed to bullying in their lifetime. The Internet has made it even easier …

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 …