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.

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.

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.

More Bad News About Flame Retardants: They May Make Your Kid a Bully

A new study says the fire-resistant products in your home may be the cause of aggressive behavior in your children.

Astonishing X-Ray Shows Grape Lodged in Child's Throat

The mom who posted the photo is warning other parents that they always need to cut grapes in half for young children to reduce the risk of choking.

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.

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.

5 Poisoning Hazards for Kids You May Be Overlooking

You're likely aware of common poison dangers for kids, but some poisoning hazards may surprise you. Here's what to know, and how to keep your child safe.

When Your Baby Puts Everything in His Mouth

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

The Differences Between Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac

Learn how to recognize these pesky plants, where they grow, how to avoid them, and how to treat your child's rash if she comes into contact with any of them.

Avoid a Car-Seat Mistake

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

4 Clever New Childproofing Products for Your Home

Whether you're just hanging with your toddler or have a crowd coming over for the holidays, these new childproofing products are key for less worry and more fun.

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?

5 Tips to Teach Kids to Play Safely with Dogs

Dogs are kid's best friend! But to get these BFFs together, children need to learn safe get-to-know-Fido rules.

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?

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.

Alarming New Study Finds Opioid Exposure on the Rise Among Young Kids

New research highlights the crucial importance of keeping prescription narcotics away from kids.

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.

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.

How to Install a Car Seat

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

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