As the hottest months of the summer approach, the dangers of leaving your children and pets in a parked car increase. In the United States alone, an average of 37 children die every year from being left in a hot car. Here's why you should never leave your children or pets in a parked car, even if it's just for a few minutes.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has evidence that a LayZ Board brand self-balancing scooter, also known as a "hoverboard," was responsible for a March house fire that killed two little girls. LayZ Board is only one brand of the device. Its products are manufactured in Shenzhen, China. Over 3,000 LayZ Boards were imported into the U.S.
41.2 million goblins, ghosts, superheros, and princesses went trick-or-treating on Halloween in 2015. It's a time for both adults and children to dress up, get outside, make memories and have some fun. It can, however, be a dangerous night out if safety isn't top-of-mind.
Now that autumn is upon us and children are back at school, parents may breathe a sigh of relief. Kids can get into all kinds of dangerous situations with lots of time on their hands and without the structure - and relative safety - of school.