Safety

Keep your children safe with excellent tips on strangers, fire, outdoor dangers and much more.

Helping Baby Beat the Summer Heat

Helping Baby Beat the Summer Heat

June 7th, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

With bright, sunny days and warmer weather beckoning us outdoors, excursions to the park, beach – even our backyards – are as welcome as a frosty pitcher of lemonade on […]

Playgrounds: Keeping your kids safe and having fun by Chris mayhew at FamilyCorner.com

Parents, Playgrounds And Precautions

May 21st, 2013 posted by Chris Mayhew

As the sun finally seems to be making a regular appearance, children everywhere will be looking forward to summer break. Parents will inevitably be thinking of ways to keep them […]

First Aid Kits: Stocking the Essentials

February 12th, 2013 posted by Barbara Szyszkiewicz

by Barbara Szyszkiewicz With summer fast approaching, it’s time to update your first-aid kits. As a mom of three active children, I keep first-aid supplies in my home, car and […]

Survive Your Sitter

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Thinking of hiring a sitter? Though we hate to admit it, there can be a dark side to letting a babysitter into your house. Remember how curious you were when […]

Ghouls and Goblins Fill the Air, Parents and Caregivers Must Beware!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lori Marques and Lisa Carter

With Halloween just around the corner, the “Paranoid Sisters”, Lisa Carter and Lori Marques authors of Child Safety Made Easy have a few suggestions for parents and caregivers of Trick-or-Treaters: […]

6 Ways to Protect Your Latchkey Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Steve Cross

by Steve Cross As a parent, you don’t choose to have your kids at home alone, but sometimes the pressures of two parents working, school schedules, and baby sitting problems […]

Halloween Safety

February 12th, 2013 posted by Donald A. Davis

by Donald A. Davis It’s that time again when children enjoy dressing up and roaming the neighborhoods in search of some of their favorite candy. Here are some things we […]

Baby-sitter Safety Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Harlyene Goss

‘Tis the season parents need their baby-sitters. Whether it is the busy season at work, holiday shopping or parties, they rely on their baby-sitters to keep their children safe. Whenever […]

Holiday Decorating with Safety in Mind

February 12th, 2013 posted by Colleen Langenfeld

Do you wonder how you’re going to safely decorate for the upcoming holidays with preschoolers in your home? Here are some kid-friendly ideas to help you create a festive home […]

Teens on the Internet: How Can You Ensure Their Safety?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Suzanne Donahue

by Suzanne Donahue According to a recent report by Jupiter Communications and Media Metrix, the most notable increase of Internet usage, by age group, from 1999 to 2000 was among […]

Holiday Season Safety

February 12th, 2013 posted by Donald A. Davis

by Donald A. Davis The holiday season seems to be the time of year where a child sees more unfamiliar things than any other time. What do most children do […]

The Killer Under Our Sinks: Inhalants

February 12th, 2013 posted by TheAntiDrug.com

Inhalants are common products found right in the home and are among the most popular and deadly substances kids abuse. Inhalant abuse can result in death from the very first […]

How To Make Your Own Emergency Kit For Your Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Josefin O'Brien

by Josefin O’Brien Don’t wait until a disaster strikes which could leave you thinking, “I guess I should have been a little more prepared,” especially when it’s so easy to […]

Dog Bites: Prevention is Key

February 12th, 2013 posted by the American Humane Association

by the American Humane Association Summer is the time when most dog bites occur, and children under age 15 are the most likely victims. According to the Centers for Disease […]

Ice Safety

February 12th, 2013 posted by Donald A. Davis

by Donald A. Davis It’s that time of year again when most of the country is getting hit with some extreme cold weather. This brings some very challenging situations. On […]

Hidden Dangers: Children, Choking, and Toys

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Children, Choking, and Toys Children of all ages, not just babies, can choke on toys or other foreign objects. CHAPEL HILL: While watching TV one day, 8-year-old Lee Wright of […]

It’s A Jungle Out There – Part 2

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lori Marques and Lisa Carter

It is shocking that 13 million children under the age 14 are injured every year seriously enough to require hospital treatment, says Ron Bistolfo, Director of Education at the American […]

Safety On School Buses

February 12th, 2013 posted by Julie Peak

It has come to my attention that there is a question whether or not safety belts belong on school buses. Anyone who knows me, knows I am definitely in favor […]

It’s A Jungle Out There – Preparing Your Backyard For Summer Play – Part 1

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lori Marques and Lisa Carter

      The painful screams of a child can bring any picnic or barbecue to a screeching halt. More than 11,400 children under the age 14 are injured every […]

Avoid Shopping Dangers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Donald A. Davis

by Donald A. Davis Snowy and rainy days make it a good time to stroll the malls and enjoy all they offer. It’s not uncommon to spend many hours, shopping, […]

Keeping Afloat Around the Pool

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lori Marques and Lisa Carter

With drownings being the fourth leading cause of death of children under five years of age in the US, and the leading cause of death in some states such as […]

Baby Safety Month: A Calendar of Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lori Marques

September is National Baby Safety Month (one of our favorite months, for obvious reasons: everyone pays attention to safety!). In honor of this special month and its 30 days, we […]

Protecting Your Child From Online Predators

February 12th, 2013 posted by Josefin O'Brien

by Josefin O’Brien It seems like a weekly occurrence: another news story of another child abducted, raped or murdered by an online predator. How can this still be happening? As […]

Back to School Bicycle Safety Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

It’s time to head back to school, and kids will be donning their backpacks and hopping onto their bicycles. Be sure to go over this checklist with your kids to […]

Rover’s Room-By-Room Safety Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Each year, 13 million children – 1 out of 4 – are injured seriously enough to require medical attention. The Lowe’s Great Safety Adventure is teaching children and parents how […]

Bathtub Safety

February 12th, 2013 posted by Donald A. Davis

by Donald A. Davis Where does the time go? How many times have you heard this or said it yourself? When we look at our children as we celebrate another […]

Sports First Aid Kit: Are You Prepared?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Louise Roach

by Louise Roach Do you have an active family? Are your kids involved in soccer or little league? What sports are high on your priority list — running, golf, tennis? […]

Car Safety for Children

February 12th, 2013 posted by Christa Koch

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in children in the United States. This horrible statistic is made worse when we discover that 75% of child fatalities and […]

Summer Safety and Sanity for Families on the Go

February 12th, 2013 posted by Krista Fabregas

by Krista Fabregas Welcome, summer! School is out and families are looking forward to spending a little quality time together – usually away from home enjoying the great outdoors. Whether […]

Car Seat Baby Sitter

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lori Marques

When is it okay to leave your kids in the car when running errands? When you’re just running in the store for a jug of milk? Picking another child up […]

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