Child Safety Posts
Handwashing and Hand Dermatitis Tips from Dermatology Associates Everyone is turning to hand washing to avoid this tragedy that is the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes parents and their children. The increased focus on handwashing brings up important...
Considering a DYI baby proofing project? Consider again… Professional childproofers have a wealth of current product knowledge about what works and what’s been recalled, which, in the long-run can save your family time, money and safety. Here’s how…
The holidays are a time of joyous events – family and friends gathering together to celebrate the season. But a crowded house can mean a lot of safety risks for those little ones – is your home truly safe for the holidays?
If you’re on the fence about adding swim lessons to your child(ren)’s weekly routine when it’s nowhere near time for pools and beaches, here are five excellent reasons to jump on the bandwagon.
How one father is turning a viral photo into a movement.
Summer is a wonderful time but with pool and beach time comes the risk of drowning. Here’s what you should know.
The Local Moms Network asked a Yale dermatologist all our sun safety questions, including how to read a label to make sure a product is safe for our kids.
Most of us think that human and sex trafficking is something that only happens in other countries, let alone right here in Chicago & surrounding suburbs. Nicole Fabiano Oertel brings awareness to Stepping Stones Network, a local nonprofit that helps women and their children who have survived after being a victim of sex trafficking.
DIY is all the rage but is it the smartest decision for your little one’s safety?
Headed off to somewhere hot and sunny? Gretchen Hegener Rech, former U.S. record holder in the breaststroke, alumna of Foss Swim School and mother of two shares life-saving water safety tips to start your trip off right!
Winter break often means screen time overload! Suzanne Wind, mom of three, is on a mission to offer families a simple and effective game plan to help teach your children relevant life skills in our tech world.
Some medical “facts” you believe to be true are actually myths. Chicago North Shore Moms caught up with Dr. Tim Halt of Children’s Urgent Care who offers fascinating information about common medical myths vs. facts. From winter clothing to vitamins and even weight lifting this is a must-read!
Long-time friends Gena Mann and Carissa Tozzi are co-founders of Wolf + Friends, “a modern lifestyle app for moms raising children with special needs.” By the time Gena Mann’s sons had turned ages 2 & 3, her older son had received an autism diagnosis and her younger son was receiving early intervention services. She was desperate to meet someone who would understand her experience of raising children with special needs….
The Wait Until 8th pledge empowers parents to rally together to delay giving children a smartphone until at least 8th grade. By banding together, this will decrease the pressure felt by kids and parents alike over the kids having a smartphone.
If you have a pool, your utmost concern should be pool safety for your children and their friends. Know the “ABC’s” of not just pool safety but all water safety.