Winter time can prove deadly for children and adults alike from deadly carbon monoxide leaks. Unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning kills hundreds of people nationwide each year, according to the Centers for Dease Control and Prevention. About 15,000 people visit the emergency room annually as well.
Of course, you know germs lurk about everywhere, but did you know that the playground is among the top offenders? It's true! Here are top places with lots of germs that your child is exposed to. The answer, of course, is careful hand washing and using hand sanitizer.
Parent review of Next Generation Kids Childcare, Portland, Oregon.
Parent review of Cultural Care Au Pair (nationwide)
Parent review of Gilbert/Warner KinderCare Learning Center, Gilbert, Arizona
Millions of kids go home to an empty house after school, and the number of unsupervised kids after 3 p.m. has risen over the past five years.
It's by no means a new health concern, but child suffocation dangers are once again making the headlines. As more individuals downsize their homes or raise a family in cramped quarters, bed safety and the risk of child suffocation may be on the rise.
How much is too much when it comes to scheduling activities for your kids? And, will being busy be a hardship for your kids--or just for you?
Writing checks to pay for child care is quickly becoming a thing of the past at many daycare centers. Problems with bounced checks coupled with the hassle of weekly payments has led many family and day care providers to go to systems like debit cards or even recurring charge agreements. For subsidized child care, laborious paperwork and tracking may also be a thing of the past, as some states are taking it a step further by instituting a new e-childcare solution.
Parent review of Kiddie Academy, Somerset, N.J.