Child Safety

Keeping Your Kids Safe on Summer Vacation

Keeping Your Kids Safe on Summer Vacation

Warm weather and sunshine mean that it’s time to plan a family vacation. However, as all parents know, chances to travel are also chances for kids to get themselves into trouble. Crime rates are higher than average in the summertime, and, depending on where you’re vacationing, your likelihood of being …

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CPSC Warning Involving Peloton Treadmill Alarms Parents

CPSC Warning Involving Peloton Treadmill Alarms Parents

After hearing reports of nearly 40 incidents involving injury relating to the Peloton Tread+ treadmill, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a warning regarding the exercise equipment. In a statement, the CPSC warned they “found that the public health and safety requires this notice to warn the public quickly …

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Kidnapping Myths That Are Hard to Unlearn

Kidnapping Myths That Are Hard to Unlearn

There are few forces in the world stronger than a parent’s desire to keep their child safe. It’s easy to see why parents are so protective of their kids these days: kidnapping rates are going up because it’s easier than ever for strangers to target your kids on the internet. …

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The Real Danger for Kids: Family Abuse

The Real Danger for Kids: Family Abuse

While images of “dangerous strangers” are common in films and on TV, they’re actually far from reality for most cases of child abuse. Kids are certainly in danger from complete strangers: simply leaving your kids unattended in public areas is never advisable. However, the numbers don’t lie. Kids are more …

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Child-Proofing a Home Is Trickier Than You Might Think

Child-Proofing a Home Is Trickier Than You Might Think

Whether you’re expecting kids yourself or just babysitting for the weekend, child-proofing your home is a daunting task. After all, there are countless ways for an adventurous kid to get into trouble when left unattended even for a second. No matter how well-meaning and well-behaved the child, it doesn’t take …

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