Health & Safety
How to Make a First Aid Kit
It isn't hard to make a first aid kit. Learn how to put together this important tool for families.
New Car Seat Guidelines
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new car seat guidelines. How will they effect your preschooler?
How to Teach Your Child to Dial 911
In case of an emergency, you want your preschooler to be prepared. Here's how to teach your child to dial 911.
Is My Child Ready for Swimming Lessons?
Considering putting your child in swimming lessons? Find out the ideal age and other physical considerations.
Help! My Preschooler Won't Stop Nose Picking!
Just because nose picking in preschoolers is a common habit, it doesn't mean it's a behavior you have to accept. How to stop your child from picking her nose.
Getting Kids to Take Medicine
Getting kids to take medication is not always the easiest task. Here's how to make the medicine go down (no sugar required!).
Preparing for the First Dental Visit
Your preschooler may be nervous the first time he goes to the dentist. How to make the visit go smoothly.
When Should My Child Switch from a Car Seat to a Booster Seat?
If you are thinking about switching your child from a car seat to a booster seat, it's important to know all the guidelines.
What to do When Your Child is Afraid of the Doctor
A trip to the pediatrician's office can be very difficult if your preschooler is afraid. How to help a little one overcome a fear of the doctor.
Fireworks Safety Tips
Common sense advice from the National Council on Fireworks Safety.
Children Safety Tips for Summer
Ready for some summertime fun? Check out these children safety tips for summer before heading out whether you are hitting the playground, pool, beach or even your own backyard.
How to Increase Vitamin D in Your Preschooler's Diet
The American Academy of Pediatrics is doubling the amount of vitamin D as previously recommended for all children. Here's how to make sure your preschooler gets enough.
Toy Buying Safety Tips
Everyone loves buying toys for their preschooler. But how can you tell if they are safe? Here's how to choose.
Doing Away with Dust Mites
Got a kid with allergies? Check out this quick tip for getting dust mites out of stuffed animals.
Keep Kids Safe During Winter
Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics for keeping kids safe during cold weather.