Archive for 'Safety'

Kids, Cars and Heatstroke

Kids, Cars and Heatstroke

Every summer children die after being left alone in a car,  yet the solution for preventing such a tragedy is really very simple.   Kids, Cars and Heatstroke Every year children die after being left unattended [...]

Sun Safety Tips for Children

Sun Safety Tips for Children

A few sun safety tips for your family. Sun Safety Tips While sunshine provides us with nourishing Vitamin D…there can be too much of a good thing. Sun’s damaging UVA and UVB rays can lead to [...]

Outdoor Poisons

Outdoor Poisons

What every parent needs to keep in mind when it comes to outdoor poisons. Outdoor Poisons Now that spring is here, so is the gardening season and with it, potential hazards.  While many municipalities now ban [...]

Hypothermia

Hypothermia

Why you’ll want to bundle up your kids when playing outside in the wintertime. Hypothermia Hypothermia occurs when the body’s core temperature drops below 95ºF or 35ºC. Children are most at risk of it when they’ve [...]

Booster Seats and Belts

Booster Seats and Belts

What every parent needs to know about booster seat safety for kid’s sake. Booster Seats and Belts Has your child outgrown an infant car seat? Then it’s time to go out and purchase a booster seat, [...]

Why Windows Are a Hazard to Young Children

Why Windows Are a Hazard to Young Children

A child’s window to the world can also be a hazard. Every year children are injured from falls or drapery cord strangulation. Right across North America, injuries due to falls are one of the main reasons [...]

Treating Sunburns

Treating Sunburns

How to prevent and treat sunburns in children. Treating Sunburns When it comes to kids and sunshine, it important to slap on the hats and sunscreen, and to keep them out of the sun during the [...]

What to Do if Your Child is Lost in a Crowd

What to Do if Your Child is Lost in a Crowd

From fairs to malls, it’s important we teach our kids the right stuff to prevent them from getting lost in the crowds. Finding ourselves in large crowds with children in tow  is something that’s difficult to [...]

New Regulations for Sunscreens

New Regulations for Sunscreens

The now familiar SPF numbers tell how much protection you will receive against sunburns from UVB rays. U.S. consumers will soon know just how much protection each sunscreen product will provide from cancer causing UVA rays. [...]

Child Proofing Homes

Child Proofing Homes

Injuries are one of the leading causes of hospitalization in children under five – which is why you’ll want to child proof your home now. Once your baby becomes mobile, child proofing your home is vital. [...]