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Common Child Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Parents know that it is impossible to keep their children completely safe at all hours of the day. However, with the right information and proper care, it is possible to avoid many of the most common preventable injuries in children. By knowing what the most common injuries are and practicing common sense prevention measures, you [...]

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Safe Storage Practices for the Home

Kids are born with an innate and insatiable curiosity. As soon as they can crawl or climb, they’re off exploring. That means opening drawers, cabinets, and storage bins as soon as they know they can. That is why safe storage is such an important part of child safety. To make sure you keep your kids [...]

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Travel Safety: Making Grandma’s House Safe for Baby

Be honest - who loves a trip to Grandma’s house more – you or the kids? They love the extra attention and little presents; you like that you have a little breathing room and an extra pair (or two) of loving eyes on your kids. Grandparents save parents thousands of dollars a year in childcare [...]

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Trick to Finding Safe Toys for Children Under 3

Shopping for small children can be tricky but a common household item can quickly help you decide if a toy is safe. Children under three are very likely to put toys in their mouths, even those children that are developmentally advanced in other ways. A toilet paper tube is roughly the size of the "choke [...]

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Make This Holiday Season A Safe One With These Helpful Tips

It's that time of year again when we take time out of our busy schedules to enjoy the company of family and friends, cover our homes with colorful decorations and get to listen to squeals of excitement as our children open their birghtly-wrapped presents. To ensure your kids have a fun and safe holiday season [...]

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New! Deadbolt Door Safety Lock by Safety 1st

Finally there is a child safety solution for Deadbolt locks on doors. The new Safety 1st Deadbolt Door Safety Lock easily prevents your young child from opening the deadbolt lock on your front or rear door and venturing out. It has a clear cover that encases the lock assembly. Squeeze the two gray side tabs and rotate to [...]

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KidCo PeaPod Travel Beds Are Back and Better Than Ever!

The popular KidCo Peapod Infant Travel Beds are back on the market. They have been redesigned to eliminate design issues that prompted a recall last year. The Peapod is a convenient travel bed or outdoor enclosure for kids 1 to 3 years old. It comes fully assembled with a Micro-Lite sleeping pad already attached to the floor. This [...]

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The Best Baby Safety Gate Mounting Options

Installing a child safety gate or pet gate is not always easy, especially at the top of the stairs. Each house can have different mounting conditions  that can affect installation such as  hollow walls, banister posts, baseboards, baluster spindles, and more. Fortunately there are gate mounting kits available that can make it much easier to get your safety gates installed properly. [...]

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Injuries Related to Bounce Houses Are On the Rise

A nationwide study found that child injuries in inflatable bounce houses has soared in recent years. Kids can crowd into them and bounce into each other or send other kids flying with their bouncing. Injuries involved are broken bones, sprains, cuts and concussions.  Article Link

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Baby Proof Your Bathroom With These 10 Must Have Safety Devices

There are numerous child safety hazards to protect against in your bathroom. Never leave a child alone in the bathroom or let them play there. Below is a list of top hazards to protect.1. Lock your toilet. Kids often like to play or place toys in the toilet. A Toilet Lock will keep them away from potential unsanitary [...]

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