Protect your child from the 5 most common elevator dangers!

Elevators move billions of people around the world. Nowadays, they are common in mid and high-rise buildings. While modern elevators are relatively safe for passengers with proper installation, advanced safety features,  and regular service, children can still suffer injuries. Many of these elevator-related accidents are avoidable with proper public awareness. Read on to discover the…

15 Tried and tested tips for flying with toddlers

Flying with toddlers can be frightening. Nobody wants to be “that parent” with the screaming child on the airplane. It’s hard enough surviving a regular day with a toddler without an epic meltdown, never mind bundling into a closed space with lots of strangers for hours on end! But I’m here to tell you, don’t…

What you wish you’d known about button batteries

Did you know that button batteries (Lithium-ion) are one of the most damaging and dangerous things your baby could swallow? Why are button batteries dangerous? If ever ingested, these small disc-shaped batteries react with the saliva/gastric fluids and cause an electro-chemical reaction.  This causes deep and extremely fast corrosion burns into the soft human tissue….

Protect your child from escalator danger

Depending on where your family lives, works, and shops, you may use escalators regularly and may not give it a second thought. Escalators are highly regulated and designed with many safety features that protect passengers. However, if not treated with respect and caution, they can be very dangerous pieces of equipment. Children and older adults…

Babyproofing demystified

Your baby is almost mobile. Now is the time to babyproof your home. Are you scared already? Don’t be. As scary and difficult babyproofing sounds, trust me, it is not. We will go through it step by step together. 1 Why babyproof your house? The facts clearly state that more children are injured (often fatally)…