Child Safety

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Backyard Pool Safety for Toddlers

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Happy Summer! The sun is shining, the heat is (way) up and the pool is open! How do you protect little one around the water right in your backyard? Our Bumpies on the Toddlers: 12-24 months board shared their best home pool safety tips: "They make safety gates just for pools, so I think... read more

How to Keep Baby Safe this Holiday Season (VIDEO)

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With Christmas right around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of shopping, baking, and wrapping the mounds of gifts you picked out for your little guy. But you definitely shouldn't forget about baby’s safety in the midst of all the holiday craziness! From hanging childproof decorations on your... read more

Nanny Murder Case: Keeping Our Children Safe When We’re Away

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Guest post by Melissa Chapman It's a mother's unfathomable nightmare. The idea that the person in whose hands you leave your kids could turn around and harm them. It's a situation every working parent grapples with; finding that perfect combination of love, affection and street smart sense in an individual who will care... read more

Texting While Parenting — the New Safety Hazard?

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You won't LOL when you hear this news. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests that "texting while parenting" has led to an increase in children's injuries over the past few years. The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nonfatal injuries to children under... read more