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17 July 201910 Important Things You Should Know About Newborn Safety

a guest post by Sandra Sandroval, the founder of Babyzeen.com, a website dedicated to providing reliable, easy to understand and science-backed pregnancy and parenting advice. Even before your little baby enters the world or even make their first cry, you worry about their safety. Due to their heightened sensitivity, babies are prone to a lot...

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04 May 2018Families Who Travel Together

For some families, travel is more than an annual vacation – it is a lifestyle. In this blog post, we want to introduce you to four such families and share their tips about traveling with children. The Stoen Family travelbabbo.com Children: 3 (ages 8, 10 and 12) Countries Traveled: 49 Eric Stoen was an avid traveler his whole life – and...

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20 April 2018US Castles Your Kids Will Love

You don’t need to endure a cross-Atlantic flight to see castles: you can visit many castles in the US with your kids. Here are the top four castles you should include in your itinerary when you travel with kids this summer. Castle in the Clouds (Moultonborough, NH) This peculiar stone structure was built over the mountain in 1913 by a Thomas...

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02 February 2018Burn Awareness Week: Be Aware of the Hazards

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. During 2018 Burn Awareness Week, we want to draw attention to common burn and fire hazards that your child may encounter. A KID report about fire and burn hazards found that between...

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27 October 2017Visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Arts with kids

Visiting New York is fun. Visiting NYC with kids is even more fun. But the usual question I have when I come here with my 5 y.o. and 16 m.o. is: Where to go? What to do? So many options-so little time! That's why I wanted to share with all future travelers an insight on our trip to the Met - New York's most prominent, and I'd argue most famous...

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17 October 2017Talking to Your Pediatrician: Product Safety

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. We recognize one of the most important relationships for a family with young children is their relationship with their child’s pediatrician. Caregivers should feel comfortable openly...

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10 October 2017Hikes With Family And Pets: How To Keep Everyone Safe

Safety is a pertinent issue for everyone, when hiking be sure to consider the following safety tips to keep you and all your family members safe. First, before you even embark on the hike make sure to acquire the right gear for you and your family. Train your children how to put on their gear, how to use it, including in the case of an emergency...

25 September 2017Interview with Kaamna Bhojwani-Dhawan, the Founder of MomAboard.com

Please introduce yourself. Where are you from? What is your background? My name is Kaamna Bhojwani-Dhawan.  I was born and raised in Mumbai, India to parents with serious wanderlust. They believed that travel is the best education and took my sister and I to as many places as they could when we were children. I have that same passion for...

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06 September 2017Recall FAQ: Everything you need to know about children’s product recalls

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Product recalls are one public safety tool used to get and keep dangerous products out of consumers’ homes. But what exactly is a product recall? Who decides when a product is...

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14 August 2017Denmark – If you haven’t been, add it to your list!

Madeleine Novich, Ph.D. is a Harlem-based mom and post-doctoral fellow at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. Her research focuses on policing and perceptions of police behavior and legitimacy among criminalized populations - including gang members and sex workers. She was recently awarded a grant from Civic Hall Labs and The Robert Wood...

11 August 2017Have Fun in the Sun with These Water Safety Tips

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. As the warmer weather settles in, families will be spending more time outside to soak up the sun and play in the water. Whether your family prefers the beach or the pool, there...

11 August 2017Common Poisoning Hazards: Liquid Nicotine, Laundry Packets, and More

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. March is Illinois Poison Prevention Month, and March 19–25 is National Poison Prevention Week. Staying up to date on common poisoning hazards can keep children safe and prevent trips...

11 August 20175 Kid Friendly Activities in Washington, DC

If you find yourself traveling to the northeast side of the United States, checking out on our country’s capital is a must. Washington D.C. during the springtime is full of indoor and outdoor, kid-friendly activities that your family does not want to miss out on! Known for it’s history, Washington D.C. is full of buildings, monuments, and...

11 August 2017The Benefits of Traveling

No person should ever put off traveling, especially if the main deciding factor is nervousness, fear, or even laziness. The benefits of travel are almost immediate! After only a day or two, people experience significant drops in stress. Traveling can also promote creativity and foster intellectual growth. Furthermore, couples who travel...

11 August 201710 Tips for a Successful Family Road Trip

FIRST THINGS FIRST: Make Lists! Have a packing list for each family member, even pets if you’re bringing them along! You can even make packing lists for the kids into a scavenger hunt game for the young ones! This teaches kids to pack their own luggage early on, which can be very helpful if your family travels a lot. You can even laminate these...

11 August 2017Pass This On: Safety Checklist for Child Care

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Deciding where to enroll your child for child care can be a nerve-wracking process. With so many things to consider, it can be hard to remember all the questions to ask when...

04 August 2017Safe Sleep Tips for the Biggest Travel Month of the Year

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Safe Sleep Tips for the Biggest Travel Month of the Year August is the biggest travel month of the year, and many families take time away before the busy back to school season...

23 May 2017goBaby — the Baby Gear Rental App

Apps have drastically changed the way we travel. With a handheld computer at our fingertips, we can plan a trip in a matter of minutes. Any booking or reservations can all be made online or through an app, and if it’s that easy to travel, why wouldn’t you? Furthermore, thousands of apps are popping up within the realm of a shared economy,...

19 April 2017Tips for Flying with Kids

You’ve been planning your annual family vacation for months, and it’s time to get the show on the road! Here are some tips to help your airport and flight experience be hassle-free. Always leave extra early. You don’t want to have to be rushing through security with 4 rowdy children and risk missing your flight! 2. Take pictures of...

10 February 2017Safety Tips for Weathering the Long Winter Months

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Many of us are ready for winter to be over, but the groundhog saw his shadow — plenty of cold weather days lie ahead. Wearing lots of extra layers and spending time outside in the...