Keep Your Children Safe In Automobiles

Automobile accidents are the number one cause of injury and death for children under the age of 13. Many of those injuries are preventable with the proper use of kids safety car seats. With the right car safety tips for kids, you can make sure your children are well protected and safe when you’re behind [...]

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Traveling Safely With Your Children

Pack the bags, pack the kids, and get going on an adventure! From babies to big kids, a family vacation to a far-off land – even if that means Louisville, Kentucky – is a stimulating way to make memories for a lifetime. Whether you’re considering a flight to a foreign country or a short road [...]

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Improve The Safety of Your Child During Air Travel

The safest place for a child in any moving vehicle is a child safety seat, even in a plane. There are no rules that require you to bring a child seat along with you, but it is recommended by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). After two years old, [...]

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Keep Your Children Occupied While Traveling This Holiday Season With These Free Games and Activities

Desperate to keep your kids entertained in the backseat on your next road trip? We understand. Bored kids trapped in a small space are bad news. Here’s a great collection of puzzles, games, and activities that can be played with the whole family or by themselves, from tried-and-true names such as Highlights, Crayola, and Dr. Seuss. There [...]

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Selecting the Right Car Seat for Your Child

Current laws and guidelines say you should keep your kids in the backseat and in a safety restraint or seat made especially for children, at least until the age of 12 (or until they’re big enough to touch both feet to the floor). If you’ll be doing any traveling this holiday season, it’s more important [...]

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Traveling? Make Sure To Baby-proof Your Hotel Room

There’s really no such thing as completely baby-proofing anything, but that doesn’t mean we can skip conscientious steps to protect our children. To a baby, everything in a hotel room is interesting! There’s new furniture and electronics and hanging curtain cords, and the list goes on. Here’s a quick rundown on baby-proofing a hotel room.

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Flying With Children: TSA's Rules Pertaining to Kids

Did you know the TSA has special rules for kids at airport checkpoints? Agents are expected to treat your kids with respect and to do what they can to make the process smooth for you and your kids. There are rules in place to ensure this. Here’s one of those rules: TSA agents can never [...]

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Choosing Toys Appropriate for Your Child's Age

Playtime is important to your child's development. One thing you can do to enhance that developmental playtime is to provide safe toys for kids. Your child's age plays a large role in determining what toys are safe for him or her to play with.InfantsBabies love to play with and consider everything they can get their [...]

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Guide to Creating The Perfect First Aid Kit For Your Family

Let’s just assume everyone knows the importance of keeping a first aid kit in the home. That’s a given. It’s especially important now when we’re heading into Atlantic hurricane season, rolling tornado seasons across the country, and dangerous heat waves.Consider the first aid kit that you may have:Is it within easy reach – in a central location?Is [...]

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Carbon Monoxide Alarm Guidelines

Let's start with the most important reminder: smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are not the same thing. One cannot do the job of the other. Every home needs both.Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: The DangersEvery year, emergency rooms treat several thousand people for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. About 170 people die each year from it.Carbon monoxide is colorless, [...]

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