It’s a terrifying thing to think about – your baby falling into the water in the exact moment your attention has been redirected elsewhere. According to the CDC, fatal drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death (behind motor vehicle accidents) for children between the ages of 1 and 14. With statistics such as […]

Drowning can happen in as little as 60 seconds. According to the Orange County Fire Authority, drowning “is the leading cause of accidental injury and death in children under the age of five and the second leading cause of death in children under the age of 14.” The Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation is an […]

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare – suddenly his or her child’s throat begins to swell and the child can’t breath. Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life threatening allergic reaction. For some, it can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to an allergen, and it can vary in its severity. According to the Asthma […]

Many people call themselves babysitters, but what does that really mean? Babysitters, nannies, childcare specialists – there are many titles that describe the role of an individual who cares for your child when you are away. However, there is no standardization for the skills required to be classified by any of those titles. Regardless of […]