Van Fatally Strikes 4-Year-Old Boy in Tragic Accident

Cameron Norris January 8, 2021

A tragic accident in Brooklyn on Monday left a four-year-old boy dead after a van struck him in the road. Another boy, aged six, was critically injured in the accident as well. The accident occurred after the van had dropped the children off at the Yeshiva Ketana of Bensonhurst. The …

Holiday Safety: This Popular Gift Could Be Dangerous for Your Children

Cameron Norris December 18, 2020

If you’re looking to get a fun gift for your kids, you might be thinking of getting them a set of magnets. Magnets can be fun kinetic objects and children often enjoy the tactile physicality of playing with small magnets. However, unlike normal toys, magnets don’t have any special warnings …

Texas 4-Year-Old Rescued After Falling Down Well

Cameron Norris December 11, 2020

In a story that sounds like many parents’ worst nightmare come to life, a young Texas boy has been rescued after he fell into a well. The boy fell nine feet into the 44-foot well in Garceno, Texas. The rescue effort took hours and even involved a vacuum. According to …

Winter Safety Tips for Kids: Playing Safely

Cameron Norris December 4, 2020

What’s better than a snow day when you’re a kid? Getting a chance to run outside into the snow, throwing a snowball and making snowmen and snow angels before running back inside to have hot chocolate and marshmallows? Nothing, really. Except, of course, staying safe! Today, we’re looking at a …

Busting Dangerous Winter Weather Health Myths

Christina Lang December 1, 2020

Sometimes, folk wisdom is backed up by scientific evidence. Chicken soup can actually help you recover from a cold, for instance! But in most cases, there’s little to no truth in them. Separating fact from fiction can help keep your family healthier this winter, so read on to bust some …

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Is it Safe for Your Kids to be on TikTok?
Cameron Norris November 25, 2020

Is it Safe for Your Kids to be on TikTok?

TikTok is a massively popular social media app that you’ve likely heard about by now. However, you might be wondering what, exactly, it is. And, of course, whether it’s safe for your kids to be on the app. After all, you might have heard some disturbing things about the app’s …

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How to Help Kids Cope with COVID Holiday Anxiety
Christina Lang November 17, 2020

How to Help Kids Cope with COVID Holiday Anxiety

The holidays this year are likely to be lacking in many of the traditions we hold dear. Visiting family and friends, sharing food and presents, gathering to celebrate with our communities–all of this and more may be restricted by the ongoing pandemic. For children, this year’s holiday season may be …
The Weird Rabbit Hole of “Strange Kids’ YouTube”
Cameron Norris November 13, 2020

The Weird Rabbit Hole of “Strange Kids’ YouTube”

If you’ve ever noticed your kids’ YouTube history filled with bizarre-looking videos of computer-generated characters and knock-off Disney cartoons, you’re not alone. The never-ending rabbit hole of low-effort, bizarre children’s content on the platform is well-documented. The reason for them is easy enough to track: they’re ubiquitous because they receive …
Child Safety Kit Scams Could Lead to Lifelong Credit Problems
Christina Lang November 10, 2020

Child Safety Kit Scams Could Lead to Lifelong Credit Problems

As a parent or guardian, you want to do everything you can to keep your children safe. Unfortunately, there are people out there who will use that against you. Scammers peddling child safety kits are actually searching for information to steal your child’s identity. Here’s how to tell the difference. …
YouTube and Kids: What You Need to Know
Christina Lang November 6, 2020

YouTube and Kids: What You Need to Know

This week, the viral video “Baby Shark” became the most-viewed video on YouTube ever with seven billion views. Yes, that’s billion with a “b.” From toy unboxing to cartoons, there’s seemingly endless content to entertain children on YouTube. But the site is not without its dangers. Too Much Screen Time …