• Babies and Dogs

    Babies and Dogs

    Little kids love dogs. Even babies want to crawl on the furry member of the family. Unfortunately, the warm feelings aren’t always mutual. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 400,000 kids in the United States get medical care for dog bites each year. (And lots of other nips and bites

  • Baby First Aid Essentials

    Baby First Aid Essentials

    As a new parent, you can look forward to plenty of thrilling firsts and inspiring photo opportunities as your baby grows and develops over the coming months and years. You can also look forward to treating numerous stuffy noses, stomach upsets, and all sorts of bumps and bruises. Having a well-stocked first aid kit at

  • Car Seats and Children

    Car Seats and Children

    Why does my child need a car safety seat? Motor vehicle accidents are the No. 1 killer of children in the United States. You can reduce the risk by 70 percent simply by properly installing a child’s safety seat and using it every time your child rides in a car. Today, car seat use is

  • Childproofing Your Home

    Childproofing Your Home

    How can I make my home safe for my child? Parents worry endlessly about how to protect their children from everything — from ill-intentioned strangers to random bullets and stray dogs — but many overlook one of the biggest threats to their children’s safety and well-being: their own home. Experts say that children ages 1