Topic: child safety

5 Million Graco Strollers Recalled And You Should Probably Pay Attention To This One

5 Million Graco Strollers Recalled And You Should Probably Pay Attention To This One

CPSC confirms that Graco has received 11 reports of finger injuries including six reports of fingertip amputation, four reports of partial-fingertip amputation and one finger laceration. Clearly, with that many strollers out there – this isn’t something to panic about. But I’d kind of like my children to keep all their digits if they can, and I’m sure you would, too. More »

8 Childproofing Hacks To Keep Your Little Monsters Alive In Spite Of Their Best Efforts

8 Childproofing Hacks To Keep Your Little Monsters Alive In Spite Of Their Best Efforts

s has been the case the past few months, I’m still staying barely ahead of the kids when it comes to childproofing and safety: they keep finding new ways to outwit me. I am outnumbered and outmatched, but at least everyone else can benefit from my struggles to find the childproofing hacks that will work best to keep your little hellbeasts darlings alive. More »

Dad Open Carries In Kid’s School, Because Second Amendment Trumps Kids’ Safety

Dad Open Carries In Kid's School, Because Second Amendment Trumps Kids' Safety

The school says it is trying to find a way to respect the parent’s Second Amendment rights while keeping the children at school safe — and plan on discussing how to do this moving forward at a district meeting on Monday. In the meantime, a spokesman for the school says they will put the school on lockdown every time some idiot insists on open carrying on school grounds. What a colossal waste of time and resources. How about just, “no.” You cannot bring your gun on to school property. Period. More »

It Is Heartbreaking That Afghan Girls Have To Pose As Boys To Have A Better Life

It Is Heartbreaking That Afghan Girls Have To Pose As Boys To Have A Better Life

I know we all tend to joke around about having “first world problems” and sometimes, I read something about life in another part of the world that makes me realize how incredibly lucky we all are that our kids are relatively safe at all times. The fact that we are free to be happy about our child’s gender no matter what is a privilege I’m sure we all take for granted. More »

It Should Disturb Us All That Schools Are Acquiring Military Tanks

It Should Disturb Us All That Schools Are Acquiring Military Tanks

The entryway at my children’s school underwent a complete renovation this year to relocate the office and make it so that no one can get through the heavy doors without being buzzed in. This measure does make me feel safer and I am grateful they funded it but finding out that in other areas, schools are acquiring military tanks to help protect the students just makes me feel sad. More »