Kids Safety Tips

Here's everything you need to know about keeping your kid safe at home and away.

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.

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?

Window Blind Cords: The Child Hazard in Plain Sight

A new study finds that injuries and deaths from window covering cord strangulation continue to occur throughout the US, raising awareness for the only true prevention measure to protect your children: Going cordless.

How to Prevent Child Identity Theft

Safeguard your child's future by learning how to stop identity theft before it happens.

10 New Neighborhood Safety Tips

Some simple rules to reinforce and practice with your children to help ensure a safer and happier new home.

Riding a Big Yellow Bus Is the Safest Way for Your Kid to Get to School

It's 13 times safer than riding in the car, in fact!

Prepare Your Herd for an Emergency With These Tips From the 'Ice Age' Animals

Talking about emergencies can be scary, and that's why the cast of Ice Age: Collision Course is here to help!

Guns in the Home: Playdates and Safety

Vice President Joe Biden addresses Parents readers' questions about keeping guns at home away from children, and how to discuss guns before a child goes on a playdate.

School Safety

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Vice President Joe Biden discusses how to keep schools safe and whether armed guards are needed at every school.

Are Trampolines Safe?

Trampolines are a go-to backyard kid-favorite. Here's how to minimize the risk of bouncy fun and let the kids keep on jumping.

7 Ways to Prep Your Kids for Safe Play Outside

Your guide to a healthy and happy day outdoors--because it's all fun and games until someone gets hurt.

Mom Shares Urgent Warning After Daughter Suffers Heat Stroke in Her Own Bedroom

With hot temperatures in the forecast, it's important to remember that a car isn't the only place kids can suffer heat stroke.

3 Safety Lessons That Could Save Your Kid's Life

Keep your child safe in these wary situations by teaching them what to do when you aren't around.

7 Ways to Prepare Your Kids (and Yourself) for an Emergency Situation

The odds of you or your child being part of a terrorist attack or disaster are incredibly slim. But just in case the unthinkable happens, here's how to help ensure the people you love make it out safely.