Kids Safety

Is It Safe For Our Kids To Play Outside?

Jenna Em | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Parents
Jenna Em

As a three-year old child in the mid-1970s, I was allowed to play outside on our street by myself. It was taught that I should "never talk to strangers" and "never go with strangers". Only one year later, I was granted even more freedom, and was allowed to roam freely throughout our entire neighbourhood... How did I know when it was time to come in? Once the street lights turned on, of course!

Top 5 Summer Safety Tips For Kids

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

School's out and the kids are antsy. Is it any wonder that parents worry about their children getting into trouble during the dog days of summer? Whet...

Share A Safety Tip In The Healthy Competition Contest

Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada Living

Submissions must be received by 11:59PM EDT on February 28, 2013 Read full rules and regulations here....

How To Prevent Your Kids From Being Poisoned Under Your Own Roof

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - After Selina Esteves put her son Hudson to bed one evening and had gone downstairs to help his older brother with homework, she was somewhat...

Let Kids Play Ball

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada Living
Peter Worthington

It's not just foolish, but pathetic that elementary schools increasingly are banning sports or activities that can result in injuries. It won't be long before there are no swings in parks, no jungle gyms -- just a sandbox from which dogs are banned, for obvious reasons. More risk-free living.