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Articles in Safety and Child Development

Boosters and the back seat: Car seat safety is important for kids of all ages!

by Kathy Kiley, BSN, RN, CPEN on

Making sure the time is right to transition a child to to a booster seat is essential for child safety while driving.... Read full article

Button Battery Safety - Lithium Coin Batteries Poise Health Risks to Children

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Keeping children and kids safe with button sized lithium batteries can be a challenge with young inquisitive minds seeing shiny, sparkly smooth items perfect to try in the mouth.... Read full article

Home Safety Child and Baby Proofing Your Home

by Maria F. McMahon, PNP-AC/PC on

Important advice for parents and grandparents welcoming a new child in to the home for baby proofing and home safety... Read full article

Child Accidental Medication Overdose

by Meg McCabe on

Helping to prevent accidental medication overdose by children... Read full article

Helping to Prevent Injuries While Under The Care of a Babysitter or Caregiver

by Ryan Gagnon, BSN, RN, CPEN on

Avoiding common accidents to babies and toddlers while under the supervision of a babysitter or caregiver... Read full article

Hoverboard Safety for Kids

by Tracey Sutherland, cPNP on

Safety advice from Boston Children's Hospital on Hoverboard safety... Read full article

Bicycle and Scooter Helmet Safety

by Barbara DiGirolamo, M.Ed, BA, CPSTI on

Spring is in the air and it is time to remind everyone to ensure children are taking the proper steps for a safe bicycle ride! Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind to prepare for this much anticipated time of year!... Read full article

Raise Your Expectations of Your Child

by Katie Novak, Ed.D. on

Why Growth Mindset Is the Most Important Measure of Success... Read full article

Summer Unplugged

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Disconnecting from technology to reconnect with creativity and like-minded souls.... Read full article

Autism's New Definition: What It Means for Families

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A proposed overhaul of the way autism is defined has some parents worried that their children's diagnoses and services are in jeopardy. But health providers say most kids will retain the diagnosis under the proposed guidelines. ... Read full article

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