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Kids Safety

The Worrywort's Guide to Keeping Three Kids Safe

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.08.2016 | Parents
Morra Aarons-Mele

My takeaway: For little kids, be vigilant. And once your children are old enough to understand risk and danger, educate them to have common sense, while knowing that they will need help and supervision in getting there.

Keep Your Kids Safe and Merry During the Holidays With this Simple Checklist

Laura McHolm | Posted 02.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Keep your head above the twinkle and remember this simple checklist. Santa's basic yule tide rule of thumb: if it looks like it could be trouble then put it on the naughty list and hide it away.

13 Spook-Free Safety Tips to Keep Your Kids and Pets Safe This Halloween

Laura McHolm | Posted 12.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura McHolm

I called upon two experts that have simple tips for a safe, scare-free Halloween to keep your children and pets safe.

Why I Don't Want to Hear About New Parental Control Products

Larry Magid | Posted 09.06.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

Controls that block inappropriate content usually work well for young children but not for older ones. Products to monitor Internet or mobile use may be necessary for some kids, but not for most.

The Key To Keeping Kids Safe From Harm

Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents

By: By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Published: 03/20/2014 09:43 AM EDT on LiveScience Learning not to touch a hot stove, or climb up on a ste...

Never (Ever?) Talk to Strangers

Kristen Levithan | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Kristen Levithan

I put my arm around her and pointed to my eldest inside the van: "My son goes to kindergarten here. Why don't you come inside and warm up and we can figure out what to do next?" And then, just like that, a little girl I didn't know was sitting in my car.

This Is Why We All Need To Slow Down

Brenna Jennings | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Brenna Jennings

Let me drop the mic on this situation right now: my daughter is more important than whatever is waiting on your work email, or however long the line at Starbucks will be in five more minutes, or the traffic you're going to have to sit in anyway.

An Open Letter to Parents About the Safety of Your Children

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Our job is not to control our kids and shield them from pain and struggle, but to offer them the guidance, the support and love so they can make good choices in life.

Should Little Girls Have Secrets?

Wendy Bradford | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

"Well, you know, Molly, I don't like secrets. You're 4 and secrets are not okay."