Kid safety is one of the primary concerns of parents and experts alike. But what about when the people who are supposed to be protecting your child make a mistake, and that child dies? We discussed this controversial topic and more this week in kid safety.
- Have you ever thought of yourself as a helicopter parent? Most of us don’t, however, if you find out that you are and want to try free-range parenting, then take a look at Una Lamarche’s “Rise Of The Tigger Mom: A Hovering Parent Goes Free-Range.”
- The fight against SIDS continues, and one Fishers mom is determined to do her part in the fight. Read T.J.Banes’ “Fishers Mom Leads Fight Against SIDS,” for more information.
- Safe Sleep is a program designed to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of putting babies to sleep on their backs. The “NIH Campaign Promotes Safe Sleeping For Babies,” will tell you more about the programs they are implementing.
- PAT (Parents As Teachers) is partnering with other programs to help encourage awareness in parents for safe sleep. You can read more about it in: “New Partnership Helps Fulton PAT Educate Parents.”
- It is awful when the people who take our children, even if it is for a good reason, are the ones responsible for the death of that same child. In “Baby Died In CYF Care After Tangling In Blankets,” Hana Garrett-Walker reports on the case and what is being done about it.
- Finally, we took a light-hearted look at being an over-protective parent in: “Are You A Helicopter Parent?”