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Make Your Child’s World a Safer Place

Accidents happen in the wink of an eye. And once they do, they can’t be undone. That’s why practicing vigilant child safety is so important, and why we’re admittedly obsessed with safety topics.

The alarming fact is, preventable injuries are the #1 cause of death in kids in the U.S. Every year, 9,000 families lose a child to a preventable injury and another nine million kids wind up in the ER. However, the key word here is preventable. By child proofing, building sound safety habits, and teaching your child basic safety rules, you can greatly reduce the risks.

Kids are natural explorers. Sometimes they do breathtakingly dangerous things, like climbing a bookcase. Sometimes, they’re exposed to outside hazards, like insidious UV rays. And sometimes, bad things inexplicably happen. As parents, the best we can do is to anticipate what could happen and put safeguards in place before they do.

Do you know where most accidents happen? In the home. That’s why thorough child proofing is so essential. Even if you’ve already safety proofed your home, baby gates and all, please take a minute to read our nursery safety and child proofing guides, not to mention our tips for safe travel and outings.

Because if you come away with just one new strategy for keeping your child safe, isn’t that well worth your time?

Read our Safety Articles below:

UV, UPF, And SPF…. What’s The Diff?

UVA Versus UVB

Do you know the difference between UV, UPF, and SPF? Does it really matter? There is a difference, and yes, it matters. But understanding them is easier than you think.  UV = Ultraviolet UV is short for “ultraviolet,” as in ultraviolet rays. There are three types of UV rays: UVA rays, which cause wrinkling and […]

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Six Fast Sun Facts For Kids

Cute Sun Protection For Kids

Teach Sun Protection At An Early Age! One of the greatest gifts you can give your child is to follow healthy sun protection habits from the start. Because the more we learn about UV exposure, the more dangerous we know it is for babies and kids. Know the facts! The effects of UV exposure are […]

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Simple Sun Protection Tips For Parents

Full Sun Protection For Children

Don’t Let A Sunburn Ruin Your Day You know the dangers of UV exposure, especially for kids. The good news is, practicing good sun safety is really a matter of taking some simple precautions. Eventually, these will become second nature for your family. And in the meantime, you’ll teach your child good sun protection habits […]

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How To Teach Kids Basic Fire Safety

Family Fire Safety

No one expects to ever have a fire in their home But it happens, literally every day, and kids are at especially high risk. Because when kids panic, their instinct is not to escape but to hide, which is the worst thing to do in a fire. That’s why experts recommend that, besides practicing good […]

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How To Keep Kids From Getting Lost

Child Friendly Child Locator

Have you ever been out and turned around to find your child has vanished? It’s a moment of pure terror. And while most kids are found within minutes, it can feel like a lifetime. But life is supposed to be filled with fun outings and adventures. So how do you keep kids from getting lost? […]

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