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    Should You Let Your Kids Use Uber and Lyft?
    Ride-sharing services that are easily accessible from phone apps such as Uber and Lyft do not allow anyone under age 18 to use them—but it’s not like the driver checks your ID and teens (and honestly, even some parents) can find loopholes in ...
    Rachel Sokol
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    Car Seats
    Target Car Seat Trade-In Event Details Spring 2019
    Oh, Target. (Tar-jay, as some grateful parents gushingly refer to their favorite bulls-eyed retail shop.) Is there anything you can’t do for us busy, super tired, and super stressed out parents? You offer us everything from “Dollar Bins” fi...
    Rachel Sokol
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    8 Tips to Minimize Distractions When Driving with a Newborn
    Driving with a newborn can be nerve-wracking, especially if it’s your first child. Not only are you worried about your new passenger in the backseat, you’re probably exhausted, too. A poll conducted by Safe Kids Worldwide found that 10 perce...
    Zeb Goldstein
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    Car Safety
    How to Prevent Hot Car Deaths
    It’s a tragedy we hear about far too often: a child dies after being left in an overheated vehicle. This year there has been a startling 32 hot car deaths, a record high. In July alone, there were 11 recorded incidences, making it the deadliest...
    Max Schochet
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Winter Coats and Car Seats: An Unsafe Mix
    Protecting your little one is a major concern for all parents, and if you live in a cold and snowy climate, add winter coats and car seats to your list. Thankfully, the American Academy of Pediatrics, through its HealthyChildren.org website, offe...
    Steven Auger
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Car Seats
    AAP Issues New Car Seat Guidelines
    AAP Issues New Car Seat GuidelinesIn the April issue of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends toddlers be kept in rear-facing car seats at least until the age of 2, with smaller children remaining that way for even ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Car Safety
    Auto Etiquette
    Auto Etiquette A considerate driver is a safer, as well as a more appreciated, driver. Cars are so much a part of our everyday lives that we take them for granted and usually forget that driving manners cannot be separated from safety. Say What...
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    Car Safety
    Air Bag Safety for Kids
    Although designed to save lives, air bags still pose a very serious risk to children. ...
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