KidSafe Blog

Top Furniture Safety Tips for Kids

Every home needs furniture, but if you have children, it’s important to recognize how these important items can actually put their safety at risk. Fortunately, keeping your children safe doesn’t mean sitting on the floor for years to come. Just implement the following tips and your furniture and children will be able to coexist peacefully.Ensure Furniture Stability Between [...]

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TV Tip-Overs: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Every home these days contains at least one television. More often than not, these are flat screen TVs as well. Though they definitely look great and come with a number of other modern benefits, it turns out that the televisions we all enjoy so much can also put your children’s safety at risk. That’s because a curious youngster can [...]

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Top Household Safety Hazards for Kids

Although your home should be the place your children feel the safest, this isn't always the truth of the matter. Even parents who do their best to create a safe environment, may be missing some very important risks that could become dangerous to their most prized possessions. Today, let’s look at some of the top household hazards for kids.The Dishwasher Your dishwasher [...]

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Fireplace Safety Tips

Whether it’s to get in the Christmas spirit or to actually provide your home with a little extra heat, this time of year means most of us are preparing roaring fires in our fireplaces. While, there’s plenty to be said for the aesthetic and pragmatic purposes for doing this, never forget that building a fire in your home is [...]

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Five Safety Tips for the Whole Family This Christmas

With the Christmas season now in full swing, most people are looking forward to quality time with the family and all that comes with it. There are presents under the tree and stockings above the fireplace, of course, but most of us also have a number of other fun traditions to enjoy as well. However, it’s important that you [...]

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Hazardous Toys Every Parent Should Know About

As a parent, your work is never done. Each and every day, you need to keep a weathered eye open to ensure your children are safe. On the one hand, there are more products than ever before to help make this job easier. Everything from baby monitors to child gates are designed to aid you in being the best [...]

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Detergent pods pose a risk to young children

A recent study reveals that laundry detergent pods are prone to causing harm to young children. The pods are small and colorful and attract the eye of young kids who end up putting them in their mouth. The problem is that they contain harsh chemicals which are good at cleaning clothes but bad for kids. [...]

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Be Safe, Be Seen this Halloween

Be seen this Halloween night. Help prevent accidents by utilizing glow sticks and other highly visible items.

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My Parents Never Baby Proofed

Our attitude towards baby proofing is often informed by our parents attitude towards baby proofing.  I have often heard the line,  "My parents never baby proofed and I turned out fine". While that may be true, it may also be true that they had several trips to the emergency room due to household accidents. I [...]

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Safely Camping and Hiking With Kids

It's not only possible to have your baby or small child join you in camping and other outdoor activities, but many parents have found it's also great fun. The magic words to act on are "plan carefully," and "expect the unexpected."Watch your baby or young child constantly. Don't appoint an older child as babysitter - [...]

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