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  • Yo-Yo Water Ball

    Yo-Yo Water Ball

    What is a Yo-Yo water ball? The popular Yo-Yo water ball (photo), also called a Water Yo-Yo or Yo-Yo ball, is a water filled ball on a stretchable bungee cord string. A finger loop is at the end of the...

     
  • Water Hazards

    Water Hazards

    Drinking water comes from municipal water suppliers or private wells. It can be consumed straight from the tap, used to reconstitute infant formula and juice, or in cooking. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 regulates standards for community...

     
  • Travel Safety

    Travel Safety

    We have all been there. Standing in a long line at the airport and sitting on an airplane with a young child – or maybe taking a long road trip in the car to a fun destination. Travelling with children...

     
  • Safety tips to prevent drowning

    Safety tips to prevent drowning

    Question of the Day / Subject: Drowning Q: We have a swimming pool at our home and have kids swimming in it almost daily. Can you provide me with some safety tips on how to prevent drowning? A: As with so many other...

     
  • International Travel with Children

    According to the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children who travel outside their home country has increased dramatically. An estimated 1.9 million children travel overseas each year. While some travel health concerns are similar for...

     
  • Extreme Cold

    Extreme Cold

    When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Extremely cold temperatures often accompany a winter storm, so you may have to cope with power failures and icy roads. Although staying indoors as much...

     
  • Environmental Hazards

    Environmental Hazards

    Environmental hazards are among the top health concerns many of us have for our children. Interaction with these hazards can have an adverse impact on the health of humans. This impact is felt first among the most vulnerable members of...

     
  • Back-to-School Safety Tips

    Back-to-School Safety Tips

    When we parents talk about school safety these days, we usually are referring to the surge in violence at schools. But research shows that school-age children are actually nine times more likely to sustain an unintentional injury — whether on...