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In elementary school, there were few things I dreaded more than running.
Let me put it this way: One year, our French class of four kids (everyone else chose to take Spanish) was required by our teacher to get up in front of the entire school and sing “Aux Champs Elysees.” That song haunts me to this day, and I still would take that over the mile run in school.
I was a skinny, normal-to-tall height kid with fairly long legs. I can imagine that a stranger would have assumed I was athletic. I was not.
Check out the latest Children's Product Recalls from March 2018
With people still talking about the Nationwide Super Bowl ad that brought dramatic attention to the number one killer of kids, preventable injuries, we’re releasing new research that reveals the scope of the problem in a place most parents assume is safe: the home. Every day, six children die from an injury in the home, and 10,000 go to the emergency department for the kinds of injuries that commonly happen in homes.
Safe Kids offers a variety of internships throughout the year. See below for links to learn more about internships we are currently offering and to apply.
December 2014 Children's Product Recalls
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Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. The Safe Kids’ recall center is a unique place where parents and caregivers can go to stay up to date on recalls of all child-related products. This recall report includes strollers and children’s jackets which can pose a choking hazard, and swing sets that can break and pose an injury hazard.
Was my wife, Dixie, helping me or suckering me? It’s a debate that goes on to this day, but regardless of the answer, I stand behind the following advice for every new dad: Change every diaper.
That’s the advice Dixie gave me when our first son, Jake, was born. That was 17 years ago. At the time, Dixie and I agreed to share all the responsibilities for raising our baby. We were equal partners, interchangeable in every area – except one.
“Pass him over,” Dixie said whenever baby Jake started to cry. “He wants the boob.”
Summer time usually includes traveling time for so many families across the country. Whether your summer adventures are on the road, in the air, or just preparing for family and friends to visit, here are a few tips to help you travel safely over the summer: