Helpful topics and resources for new parents.
What is Anaphylaxis?
Bears have large teeth and scary claws. Cacti have sharp spines. Poison ivy has the iconic red stem. Nature has a way of letting us know when danger...
How to treat bruising for a child
“Ouch! That’s going to be a bruise.” If you have ever seen a phone screen shatter from a seemingly small height, you might have an appreciation for...
How to properly treat a cut or scrape
It happens all of the time. Your kid comes in with a skinned knee. Cutting the vegetables gets a little out of hand. Your arm is caught on the sharp...
Tips for Making Bath Time Safe and Enjoyable
Love it or hate it, bath time is a necessary part of parenting. Some parents cherish bath time for the joy of sweet, bubbly faces and playful...
Allergy Symptoms in Children and What to do
It turns out that allergies are common in kids, and there are a wide range of allergens out there. While many children face allergies and most are...
Warning Signs that Your Infant is Choking
When you become a parent for the first time, or when you find yourself caring for infants regularly, you suddenly become acutely aware of everything...
How to babyproof your home – 6 ways you may have missed
So you have a little crawler and it’s time to babyproof your home. You clip your cabinets, remove the choking hazards, and plug the outlets. This is...
Secondary Drowning – The Silent Killer
A quick search online reveals much confusion regarding non-standard drowning such as dry drowning and secondary drowning. These potentially fatal...
6 Skills Every Homeschooling Parent Should Have
The option to homeschool has always been available to parents, but recently, it’s become an increasingly popular option. The COVID-19 pandemic has...
Keeping Kids Safe with Vitamins and Other Medications
Children are naturally curious. And while we generally consider that one of the most beautiful aspects of childhood, it’s also one of the biggest...
How to Keep Kids Safe Around Pools
Once you become a parent, your kid’s safety is your number one priority. You break a sweat installing the car seat, you lose sleep to make sure...
Differences Between CPR for Infants vs Young Children
Learning CPR can seem like a daunting task, especially considering the responsibility that could fall to you, should you ever have to use your CPR...
Tips for Surviving Cold and Flu Season with Children in Covid-19
Difference between cold and flu. What to do if you get the cold or the flu this holiday season.
How to manage cold symptoms. How to manage flu symptoms.
What to Look for in Online CPR Certification Classes
A good online CPR course will be: Accredited, convenient, comprehensive, fast, and will include choking relief.
What to Look for in a New Babysitter
Background checks, credit history reports, driving records, known aliases…if parents had their way, they’d have access to all this information (and more) when hiring a new babysitter.
7 Last Minute Practical Gift Ideas for New Parents this Holiday Season
Simple and practical gift ideas for new parents during the holiday season.
Top Choking Hazards for Babies, how to help them
This article covers non-food items and food items that present the most risk for choking. It also covers what to do in the event of a choking child.
What is the CPR Ratio for an Infant Child?
The proper ratio for chest compressions is 30 compressions for every 2 breaths. This should be done to the beat of the song “staying alive.”
When Should You Start CPR on an Infant?
Start CPR on a child or infant if they are unresponsive or not breathing. Performing CPR on a responsive child is extremely dangerous.
How to Perform CPR on a Child or Infant
CPR is one of those things that everyone should know how to do—even if everyone hopes they’ll never have to use it. This is especially true for...
7 Essential Ways to Prepare for a New Baby
Stock up. Deep Clean. Choose a doctor. Learn CPR. Prepare a sleeping area. Learn how to prepare for a new baby.
Pacifier Safety – Can Newborns Sleep with Pacifiers?
Yes, a baby can sleep with a pacifier. But there are guidelines you need to follow to make it as safe as possible.
When Can Babies Sleep on Their Stomach?
Everything you need to know about the best sleeping positions for babies based on scientific research.
When Can My Baby Sleep With A Blanket?
Covers age appropriate bedding, sleep sacks, swaddling, suffocation, and SIDS prevention techniques.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) – What you actually need to know
Sleep position, room temperature, pregnancy, demographic, CPR. 6 ways to assess the risk of SIDS and reduce it.
How to Make a Basic First Aid Kit for the Car | First Aid Training
What should go in your first aid kit when you’re on the go?
Germ Free Home – Sneaky Ways Germs Get in (and what to do about it)
With Covid-19, we are more aware than ever of germs. Here’s how to best protect your home.
Breastfeeding & COVID-19: FAQs
We answer all your questions around breastfeeding during Covid-19. Is it safe?
Is my baby too cold at night?
Covers the optimal temperature for your baby’s sleep. How to reduce risk of SIDS.