Summer is a time for exploring, creating and enjoying time away from the schedule. Running between the playground and the pool, with family parties and beach trips in between can get particularly messy.
Mealtime can be one of the most chaotic periods of the day. From catching bowls of cereal before they crash to the ground to making broccoli look more appealing with airplane forks, there just are not enough hands to do it all. With some simple guidelines below, parents and caregivers can regain some sanity and keep their little ones safe.
National Heat Awareness Day is observed each year on the last Friday in May. Heat is one of the leading weather killers in the United States resulting in numerous fatalities each year. Unfortunately, many of these deaths are children. Approximately 40 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside motor vehicles.
Well, spring is finally here. When you think of spring what do you think of? Blue skies? Warm weather? What about coughing, sneezing, and watery eyes? For those 35 million Americans that suffer from seasonal allergies, the latter may be top of mind.
Little ones aren’t immune from allergy symptoms. Kids between the ages of 3 and 5 can have seasonal allergies. Children as young as 1 can be affected by indoor allergens such as dust, dirt and pet hair.
The On-the-Go Baby Dome is perfect for naptime or playtime at home or on-the-go –featuring all of the functionality of a playard, but with the flexibility to use it indoors and out. Since launching in January 2017, this item has taken off at retail and we’re chasing inventory to keep up with demand! Parents love how easy the Dome is to assemble, how spacious it is for baby, and how light it is to transport (did we mention – it folds flat!).
Every year the Poison Control Center reports more than 2 million poisonings across the country, with more than 90% of these occurring in the home. Children under the age of 6 are the majority of non-fatal poisonings. Many products are immediately obvious as poison risks, however where these poisons are hiding may be less obvious and many household items are seemingly harmless such as spices or household plants.
Well, it’s officially winter. We’ve already had a couple of snow storms here at Baby Safety Zone headquarters. Winter can be beautiful, but with dropping temperatures come risks to babies’ safety. Below are tips for keeping your baby warm and safe in the winter wonderland.
1. When in doubt layer!
Layers will keep your baby warm and dry and outside. A good rule of thumb is to add an extra layer to baby than an adult would wear in the same conditions.
The busy holiday travel season has officially begun. Visiting with friends and family can bring much cheer, but it can also disrupt your baby’s sleeping pattern that you’ve been working so hard to establish. These gatherings are too precious to skip so here are a few tips to help keep your baby sleeping safe and sound while traveling this time of year.
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