There’s a simple saying: “Use your head, wear a helmet.” It is the single most effective safety device available to reduce head injury and death from bicycle crashes. Find the Right Helmet Fit Make sure your child has the right size helmet and wears it every time when riding, skating[...]
From the moment your baby starts to crawl, the world is a magical place filled with new adventures and discoveries. From a child’s perspective, everything is a potential mountain to climb (that giant bookshelf), obstacle to overcome (those pesky stairs) or mysterious place to investigate (anywhere beyond the safety gate).[...]
Every home should have a carbon monoxide alarm. That’s because most of us have fuel-powered devices in or near our homes – including our cars, heating appliances, portable generators, and water heaters. And if any of those machines are left on for long periods of time or if they are[...]
Have you ever texted a friend while walking down a sidewalk and thought “what’s the worst that could happen?” The truth is, a lot can happen.
You wouldn’t think to bring a baby home from the hospital without a car seat or have your child ride a bike without a helmet. Protecting your children from the potential risk of TV and furniture tip-overs is another important part of keeping them safe. The Hard Facts Every[...]
Holidays It’s that time of year again when we enjoy festive meals with family and friends, deck our halls with colorful decorations and listen to squeals of delight as our children open their brightly-wrapped presents. To help ensure your kids have fun and stay safe this holiday, here are a[...]
Car Seat Safety Tips Engineers are working hard to ensure that cars and car seats are designed to keep kids as safe as possible. But it’s up to every parent to take full advantage of these innovations by making sure car seats and booster seats are used and installed[...]
It’s summer in Florida – and that means: we all have to keep our kids hydrated, especially as they stay active outside. To keep kids in top shape for sports and other outdoors activities, it’s important for them to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Dehydration occurs when a[...]