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Krista Osterthaler, mom of two young ones, shares how she has learned that cleaning and tidying her home is a great time to make sure it’s a safe environment for her kids.
Safe Kids Worldwide Shares Life-Saving Tips to Keep Kids Safe at Home during the Holidays
Washington, D.C. – ’Tis the season for merrymaking and visiting, and as a parent or host of young children, there are some extra steps you’ll want to take beyond decorating, cooking and cleaning to prepare for little ones in the home.
Thanksgiving prep in many households can seem like trying to set up a well-oiled machine with everything thought through to the very minute. There are Itemized lists of ingredients and essentials, scheduled trips to the grocery store for supplies and perfectly choreographed plans when dishes need to enter and exit ovens and stoves.
We have been working with Union Pacific Railroad to keep kids safe around trains and railroad tracks. Check out this blog from Union Pacific about three misconceptions railroaders want to clear up.
Have you ever talked to your children about how to stay safe around railroad tracks?
London, England — His Royal Highness of Kent presented Safe Kids Worldwide® and FedEx with his International Road Safety Award for The Safe School Zones grant program. He presented this award at the annual presentation ceremony held Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Savoy Hotel in London, England.
We are pleased to introduce the holiday story from our colleague in Washington State, Kathleen Clary-Cooke, coordinator of Safe Kids Benton-Franklin which discusses the importance of fire safety. This is a happy ending story.
The family was huddled around a wood burning stove watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Beverly Whitehead and her five children live in Benton City, Washington, where I’m the coordinator of the local Safe Kids coalition.
One of the best ways for parents to keep kids safe is to pay attention to news about product recalls. At Safe Kids, we try to make it easy for you. In case you missed them, here are the top 4 recall stories of 2019 and 3 tips on how to make sure the products you buy for your kids are safe.
Ready for the big game on Sunday night? You’ve probably got a list of things to take care of before everyone comes over to watch – get the chili going in the crockpot, wash (or don’t wash) your lucky shirt, be sure your favorite chair is positioned just so. But, when you brought home that brand new big-screen TV, did you make sure to safely secure it to the wall?
We have been working to keep kids safe from fireplace-related burns. Check out this blog by Monica Bollinger, a mom raising awareness about how to keep kids safe around gas fireplaces by sharing the tragic story of how her 11-month-old daughter burned her hands.
You may have seen stories in the news lately about the use of booster seats for children who weigh less than 40 pounds. Many caregivers struggle with the decision of when to move a child from a car seat to a booster seat and often place their children in booster seats before the child has outgrown the car seat.