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5 Things Your Kids Need to Know About Getting Lost

5 Things Your Kids Need to Know About Getting Lost

June is National Safety Month, and considering that seven out of ten kids get lost at some point in their lives, talking to them about this common (and traumatic) childhood event should be high on our to-do list this month.

The talk is sometimes difficult (especially if we’re repeating the misinformation we were given as kids like “find a police officer” which is usually impossible). So, to make it easier, here are the top 5 things your kids need to know now, should they get lost: Read more

10 Steps to Help Prevent SIDS

10 Steps to Help Prevent SIDS

Parents who know about SIDS may think of it as their worst nightmare. Sudden infant death syndrome is known as SIDS or crib death. It’s when a baby 12 months or younger dies during sleep with no warning signs or a clear reason.

Before your worries keep you from sleeping at night, know that although there is no 100% way to prevent SIDS, there is a lot you can do lower your baby’s risk. Since parents widely began following the steps below, the SIDS rate in the United States has dropped more than 50%. Read more