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Beach Safety

Tips for Sun and Beach Safety for Babies and Toddlers

Corinne McDermott | Posted 06.04.2014 | Parents
Corinne McDermott

Safety is still our number one concern. And now with a whack of beach vacations under our belts with babies and toddlers in tow, I'm happy to share our tips about keeping babies, toddlers, and little kids safe and happy beside the surf.

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe on the Beach This Summer

Patrick Quinn | Posted 06.03.2014 | Parents
Patrick Quinn

When you go to the beach (or anywhere) with your kids, YOU are the first and most important line of defense when it comes to their safety. Gone are the days when the beach meant that you can sit in a chair and read a book, or take a nice nap in the sun. You now have to be constantly on guard.

Summertime = Pause + Play

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 05.22.2014 | Parents
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

We ask our children to press "play" when we need to prepare for the pool (e.g.,generously applying sunblock, consistently fastening a lifejacket, patiently walking towards the pool, etc.) and to press "pause" when they potentially may get too excited.

Protecting Your Goods While Traveling

Adam Pervez | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

We've all heard the horror stories from friends and fellow travelers you meet on the road. Some involve falling asleep and the waking up with missing gear. Others involve being held up at gunpoint. Sometimes it's just a good, old-fashioned pickpocket.

Drowning Can Happen To Anyone

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Tragedies like these happen to other people, we often think. It doesn't happen to us. Especially something like drowning, because that seems so simple to prevent.

Is the Water at the Beach Safe? How to Find Out Before You Take the Kids

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

-- By Debbie Dubrow, Condé Nast Traveler This story originally appeared on Condé Nast Traveler's Website. As a parent, I take great care about ...

Dog Lifeguards Certified In Italy

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Three hundred dogs have become certified to save drowning swimmers across the beaches and lakes of Italy, The Guardian reports. The dogs are trained ...