Kids Safety

Keep your kids safe with these great tips for childproofing your home, preparing your kid for weather emergencies, and more. Plus: Why the internet can be a dangerous place for your kid.

Recall Alert: Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers

Kraft Heinz has recalled the cracker sandwich Lunchables due to a missing allergy warning label.

Mom Posts Urgent Warning After Seat Belt Severely Injures Her 6-Year-Old

One mom wants to make sure what happened to her daughter will not happen to another child.

Warning: Essential Oils Are Poisoning More and More Kids

Don't assume just because essential oils are naturally derived they can't cause your child serious harm.

This Must-Watch Video is a Great Way to Introduce Your Kids to Consent

The idea of 'consent' has been on the public's collective mind a lot of late. But how do you even begin to have this difficult, yet essential parent-child conversation? This video by a mom-daughter team will make it so much easier.

Dry Drowning: Know the Signs

It sounds scary: A child can seem fine after getting out of a pool or body of water but then start to have trouble breathing an hour -- or up to 24 hours -- later. You'll worry a whole lot less once you know the signs of submersion injuries, and how to prevent them.

Child Abduction Facts

Some important information about kidnappings in the U.S.

How to Talk to Kids About Sex

Can't talk about the birds and the bees? Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," gives you the matter-of-fact ways to talk about sex.

The New Latchkey Kids

More than a million grade-schoolers have nobody to take care of them once class lets out. Where have all the after-school programs gone?

Best Apps and Products to Prevent Cyberbullying

Protect your child from unwanted bullies in cyberspace. See the tools that will guard your kid's online safety.

Keeping Kids Hydrated

Make sure your children get plenty of liquids to stay healthy and active this summer, and help them develop good hydration habits for a lifetime.

How to Talk to Kids About Strangers

Stranger danger is old-school thinking. Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," explains the new ways to help your kids stay safe.

Talking to Kids About Tragic News Stories

When something big happens in the world, use this no-scare guide to explaining current events.

We Now Know Why a 10-Year-Old Died on the Verruckt Water Slide in Kansas

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Schwabs after their 10-year-old son died in a tragic water slide accident.

What Is Child Identity Theft?

Identity theft cases are becoming more common, especially among kids. Get the facts about child identity theft to protect your little one's personal information.

What to Do if Your Child Gets Lost

No parent imagines losing sight of her kid -- until it happens. Prepare your child on how to keep safe if she gets separated from you, and learn the fastest ways to find her.

This Bus Driver Saved 20 Kids from a Fire but Says She's Not a Hero, Just a Mom

She may not wear a cape, but we think this school bus driver is definitely a hero!

Protect Your Child from a Predator

One year ago this month, the scandal at Penn State reminded us of the realities of sexual abuse. Sadly, the majority of children who've been victimized never tell on their own, so it's up to us to spot the warning signs.

The 'NEWTOWN' Film Is Screening Tonight Only, and Here's Why You Must See It

It may be hard to think about, and watch, but we simply have to.

6 Best Sun Umbrellas and Sun Shades

Sunny day? Let your kids have fun outside while staying safe from harmful rays with these shade-makers.

Sun Protection Clothes for Kids

Don't just rely on sunscreen alone for sun protection! Check out our top picks for swimsuits, shirts, and accessories to provide the extra coverage your kids need to stay safe in the sun.

How to Talk to Kids About Bullying

No one wants their kids to be bullied! Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," shares the ways you can help your kids deal with bullies.

Violent Video Games, TV, and Movies

Vice President Joe Biden calls for the legal barriers to be lifted so that more research can be done on the effects of video games, TV, and movies in spurring gun violence.

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