parent spraying repellent on toddler

Q&A: Is it safe to use bug spray?

Heavy duty bug spray isn’t necessary for everyday use, such as at backyard picnics or barbeques.

Little boy kicking soccer ball with mom

Pesticide safety

Although scary due to the varying time frame of noticeable effects, there are ways to reduce pesticide exposure for your child.

little girl sitting in car

Preventing heatstroke in cars

Leaving a child alone in a car can lead to serious injury or death from heatstroke, even in cooler temperatures.

girl playing with slime

Q&A: Is it safe to play with slime made from borax?

Like most kids these days, my daughter loves making slime. The recipe she uses calls for borax and glue. Is it safe to play with this slime?

Group of teens with computer

Dangers large and small lurk in kids’ online challenges

Condom-snorting, Tide pod chewing and hot pepper eating are just a few of the crazy online challenges that teens are in to. But is it really worth risking your life to gain a few more likes and/or views?