Should you bolt your bookshelves to the wall? Could he really stick something into that electrical outlet? A curious kid can find ways to make the things you take for granted dangerous. Here's how to childproof your home.
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Parents Pregnancy and Baby Guide is a Windows 8 app created for moms and moms-to-be to track their baby's development throughout pregnancy and through the first years of life. Get answers to all your pregnancy and parenting questions, such as what you can eat and how to keep your baby healthy.
Once your baby starts walking, he's got the world -- and all its potential hazards -- at his fingertips. But while her new motor skills allow her to maneuver about the house, your toddler still lacks the common sense to know what's harmful and dangerous. Follow our room-by-room checklist to reduce your child's risk of injury.
The garage generally is not a safe place for an unsupervised young child to be, and it's best to keep it off-limits to her. That doesn't preclude taking the following precautionary measures to prevent accidents however.
Three school shootings occurred within one month in the fall of 2006, including an incident at an Amish schoolhouse in Pennsylvania that killed five children. CHILD interviewed Jerry Brodlie, Ph.D., chief of psychology at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut and a member of the magazine's advisory board, for his advice on reassuring children during frightening times.
Cars are such an everyday convenience that it's easy to forget how dangerous they can be. But the frightening reality is that even the shortest drive can turn catastrophic: More than 240,000 kids under age 16 are injured in car crashes every year, and another 1,700 are killed. To keep your family safe, we've compiled an action plan for cruising on the highway, driving around town, or even backing out of your driveway. Here's our comprehensive guide.