Protect Your Kids from Hidden Hazards at Home

As an ER doctor, I’m often scared (and surprised!) by how many well-meaning parents overlook blatant safety risks in their home–often when they thought they were taking extra precautions. Parenting…

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How to Help Your Kid Cope With Back to School Anxiety

Remember setting out your outfit for the first day back to school? You probably felt a mix of excitement, wonder for the year, and a little anxiety. That wasn’t unusual…

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Deadly Window Blinds: A Hidden Hazard in Your Home

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…

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Many Parents Respond Incorrectly When Child Passes Out

It can be terrifying when a child passes out, especially because you often don’t know why and whether or not the child is in serious trouble. But losing consciousness is…

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Why You Should Ban Bumpers From Your Baby’s Room

Crib bumpers, the often colorful padding you wrap around the inside of a baby’s crib, may look like a good idea, but they aren’t. Intended as both a decoration and…