safety

Safe Holiday Decorating Tips

Holiday decorating has become the norm in many neighborhoods across the nation. Community decorating contests have made lighting up the night skies during the month of December a new way to join our neighbors in celebration. For others, setting up both simple and elaborate light or miniature decorative displays in their yards and homes has become a tradition in itself. » Read more

Hosting A Slumber Party For Your Child

By Nancy Da Silva » Read more

16 Kitchen Safety Tips For Children

by Alyice Edrich thedabblingmum.com Make cooking fun and your children will beg you to help in the kitchen. Make cooking a chore, and your children will run for cover the moment you mention it’s time to cook or make your life so miserable you kick them out of the kitchen. Either way, your children need to understand the importance of kitchen safety and safe cooking. » Read more

Summer Safety Tips For Children

By Nicole Dean, www.ShowMomtheMoney.com

Summer is a fun time, but it’s also a time when a lot of accidents happen. Here are some ways to keep your children safe this summer. Water safety If you have a pool or plan to be around the water at all, then make sure you’ve got all security devices in place. All gates must be locked, and alarms installed, especially if you have non-swimming children at home. » Read more

Leaving Your Child Home Alone

By Maria T. Pepin » Read more

Child Snatching: How to Teach Your Kids to Stay Safe

Child abduction is one of the most terrifying things any parent can imagine (it’s almost certainly one of the top fears of new moms) and yet many parents are still not sure about the best ways to help their children stay safe. What can you teach your child to minimize the chances that they will be victims of a child snatching? » Read more

Three Steps for Meeting a Dog: Instructions for Parents

By Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC

It is very important to teach kids how to interact with dogs they are interested in. Childish excitement could be interpreted as a threat by inexperienced dogs. » Read more

Holiday Toy Safety Tips

By Jodie Lyn, www.parenttoparent.com

When it comes to purchasing toys and games for the Holiday season, well meaning parents and relatives go crazy when it comes to buying “cute” or “hot” items for their kids. With all of the excitement surrounding the holidays, many disregard basic safety guidelines in age appropriate gifts for infants and toddlers. » Read more

Childproofing Your Home

By Armin Brott, www.mrdad.com

Dear MrDad: What should we do to childproof our house? » Read more

Baby, Toddler and Child Proofing Your Home - The How-To Guide

By Jennifer Sprague, High Top Baby Designs

From the time your baby first rolls over, one of your first thoughts for them turns to there safety. Because if your like me, I did not even think about baby, child or toddler proofing my house till then. When starting to think about baby/child proofing, there is just so much to think about, and consider. » Read more