Safety

By now your toddler is either walking or getting ready to walk. Here you'll learn how to keep her safe with our tips for toddlerproofing your home. Find out how to keep her away from lead paint, play with toys safely, and much more.

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.

Toddler Danger Zones

Protect your toddler from household dangers by following our checklist for safety in any room.

Make Your Home Healthier: 10 Ways to Make Your House Healthy and Safe

Every year, millions of kids are injured or exposed to toxins right under their own roof. Learn the top ways to keep your family safe.

You'd Never Forget Your Child In The Car, Right?

Most of us think we're incapable of making such a horrible mistake. So did the parents in this story.

When Your Baby Puts Everything in His Mouth

Why baby puts things in his mouth -- and how to keep them out!

Tennis Great Rafael Nadal Halts Match to Help a Mom Find Her Lost Child

When he noticed a distraught mom in the crowd yelling her daughter's name, Nadal held the match until the little girl was safe and sound.

The Confused Parent's Guide to Car-Seats

Why oh why are car-seats so complicated? We finally cracked the code so you can install or reinstall your kid's seat with confidence.

Safe or Not? 10 Household Items Toddlers Love to Play With

Your toddler loves to climb into cardboard boxes, chew on your car keys, and squeeze lotion bottles. But could any of these (or other) household items be dangerous?

Home Safe Home: Childproof Your Home Room by Room

Take a close look at these rooms. Can you tell what's right and what's wrong?

Avoid a Car-Seat Mistake

Learn the mistakes that parents most often make, and how to avoid them.

10 Surprising Choking Hazards for Babies and Toddlers

Your baby or toddler is ready to grab anything in his reach, but watch out for these 10 choking hazards hidden on his plate or around the house.

Dangerous Driving Mistakes Even Careful Parents Make

These seemingly harmless habits can be deadly for your child.

Lead Exposure 101

Even if you live in a newer house or building, lead exposure is a concern for your family. Here's what you need to know about keeping your kids safe from lead poisoning.

Bedroom Safety Basics

In addition to ensuring that individual items are safe, it's important to take an overall approach to safety in your child's room. Here's what to look for.

Keeping Your Toddler Safe

Your toddler is smarter, faster, and even more curious than she was as a baby. Do you know how to keep her safe?

Mall Safety: 5 Strategies to Keep Kids Safe

Ready to brave the holiday crowds? First learn how to keep your kids safe when you go shopping.

8 Life-Saving Water Safety Rules Every Parent Needs to Know

More than 600 children drown every year. But you can help bring down this tragic number. We'll show you how to make nearly every body of water--from your bathtub to the beach--a whole lot safer for your family and friends.

The Most Dangerous Drivers

Don't think you're one of them? Think again. Parents investigates the deadly epidemic plaguing our highways.

Opioid Poisonings in Toddlers Are on the Rise: What You Need to Know

The number of children being hospitalized because of prescription opioid poisoning has risen sharply since 1997, especially among toddlers.

How to Install a Car Seat

Learn how to properly install a car seat and keep your baby safe while riding in the car.

It Worked For Me: Safety Solutions

From the house to your car, there are so many safety hazards for your kids to avoid. Make life easier with these helpful solutions from readers.

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