Today, out of 34 million children ages 6 to 13, three quarters have a working parent. As a result, nearly 10 million kids come home from school each day to an empty house. Is your child OK while he’s home alone?
Kid’s Health & Safety
A periodic inspection of your backyard could save you and your loved ones from a mishap.
It’s easy to grab a bag of chips (saturated fat!) or a handful of cookies (carbs!) but you can take control of what you feed your kids and improve their eating habits – and yours! All summer long, if the kids are at home, it seems like they’re poking around the refrigerator and pantry nonstop…. Read more »
Like many parents, Maria Villanuova discovered that finding quality child care for her son, Joey, was a challenge. For Villanuova, however, the problem wasn’t just finding child care in a convenient location that fit her family’s budget. The challenge was finding a program that provided the right environment for a child with a developmental delay… Read more »
Every year at this time I fret over the lack of good children’s literature dealing with special needs.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) kidnapping statistics, strangers kidnap about 300 American children every year.
August 1, 2002 – Preschoolers dive headfirst into their world, eager to touch it, climb it and decipher it. We parents follow behind in exhausted awe, weak with the effort of simply keeping our little dynamos fed, clothed, amused and out of danger.
What every parent should know about playground safety
A sick child. An unexpected snow day. A no-show babysitter. In short, you need to be at work, and there’s no one to care for your child.