Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Illinois-based product safety advocacy group Kids In Danger released a new report Monday detailing product recalls nationwide in 2016 and the overall effectiveness of companies’ efforts to keep kids out of harm’s way.
One thing that rankles me about D.C. politics is the degree to which children get left behind, eating dust. It’s hard to know the extent to which the repeal will impact children, but odds are it will be often and relentless. Here’s what you can do to protect them.
Many parents are skeptical of child IDs for a few simple, totally sensible reasons. First and foremost, giving away personal information is always a sensitive process. It’s even more sensitive when it has to do with kids. But there’s no need for alarm.
Like most parents, my wife and I are acutely aware that stains require a good wash with a good detergent, yet I’ve always been skeptical of using laundry pods as our cleaning product of choice — if only because it feels like enabling a sketchy product with a shady history.
As sports go, it’s no secret that football is the most physical of the bunch. And that’s been a source of frustration for parents who believe the game has become too violent for their children. For good reason.
You read that right. Walking like a penguin can help you avoid a broken leg, sprained ankle, or just a lot of pain from a slip and fall as the polar vortex returns and puts us back in a deep freeze. In winter, as the roads, driveways, and sidewalks slick up with ice and slush, […]
Do you remember getting strep throat when you were a kid? Getting sick is never fun (except for maybe getting to miss school!) Even though getting sick is inevitable, as parents we want to do all we can to minimize the risk of our kids coming down with any illness. That’s why this new research […]
Presents are great, and can really make a young child’s holiday season all the more special. Of course, family, friends, and good health are great ways to commemorate the holidays, too. Health, in particular, is important because there are some gifts that are not safe for kids, and those gifts can put your child’s health […]
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays – the food, family, and fun is all I need to get me through the next month until the December holidays! As much as I love Thanksgiving, you know I couldn’t let an opportunity to share some Thanksgiving-themed safety tips to help ensure that you and your family […]
Whether you’re heading out right after Thanksgiving dinner, or waiting until Friday morning to enjoy the great shopping tradition, I wanted to provide you and your family with some safety suggestions to protect kids in the hectic, sometimes dangerous, environments of malls and major department stores on Black Friday. These five mall safety tips for […]