I just wanted to see if anybody had any thoughts on whether or not to use crib bumpers? I did not like the mesh bumpers and tried a product called Wonder Bumpers. So far they are awesome, has any other new parents tried them? I love the simplicity of the product, they are pads that zip up the crib bars and leave no room for infant injury or suffocation. Just wanted to see if anybody else likes their Wonder Bumpers . . . . . .
It takes a lot to shock police these days. It's rare, if not unheard of to be faced with what Chicago police found on one particular routine traffic stop.
As convenient as the new laundry packets are for parents, they are apparently dangerously appealing to little ones.
A recent discussion on "The View" arose over the idea of installing a microchip in children the way we do our pets. This was in regard to the Etan Patz story – the little boy who was kidnapped over 30 years ago.
Some parents are asking for signed waivers or liability releases before allowing other people's children into their home for a playdate or birthday party. This new trend takes the "play" out of playdate.
It's time for summer fun! Before your kids toddle off, be well-versed in these summer safety tips.
Children like to imitate adults, and children are curious. So if a child sees you holding the pot's handle and stirring, the child wants to play too. When you step away, the child's natural instinct is to reach up and grab the handle... with disasterous results. Learn how you can protect your child in the kitchen today.
When you have a family, there's a lot to think about. Building a safe, secure home is one of the top priorities for all parents. From selecting reliable products during the construction of a home to monitoring children at play, creating a safe environment is an ongoing task for parents.
Above all, encourage children to recognize, trust and follow their instincts -- and listen to your own instincts. If a situation or person makes you or your child uneasy, believe in your feelings and act on them.
There are a few different types of baby gates. First is the old pre-1990 accordion type gate that is no longer used. Do not use this type of gate, even if you're given one, as your child's head or neck could become trapped.