Tag: Child Safety

Everything Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying

Everything Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying

A 2018 Pew Research Center study found that 59% of US teens had experienced cyberbullying, and 63% consider it a major problem. As more and more kids and teens spend time online, opportunities for cyberbullies only increase. Trying to keep your child safe online can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. To help, our safety team at ASecureLife has compiled a parent-friendly guide to preventing, recognizing, and dealing with cyberbullying.

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Kids Summer Safety Guide

Kids Summer Safety Guide

How do you keep your kids safe during the summer? We’re covering safety tips on travel, crowd, stranger, swimming, and outdoor safety to keep your kids safe during the summer months.

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11 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Crowds

11 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe in Crowds

Taking your kids to special places and exciting events is a great way to make lasting memories, teach them cool things, and get to know them a little better. However, keeping track of your kids in crowded and busy places can be tricky. These tips can help you keep your kids safe in a crowd so you can all have fun without extra stress…

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The Best Nanny Cams of 2019

The Best Nanny Cams of 2019

A nanny cam can help you keep your family safer. Check out our top nanny camera recommendations and find one that fits your budget.

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Best Baby Cameras: Top Picks for Keeping an Eye on Your Little One

Best Baby Cameras: Top Picks for Keeping an Eye on Your Little One

When you’re starting your family there are many things you need to buy: a crib, clothes, changing table, diapers, toys…the list goes on and on. We know that it can be expensive, but there are some things you just need. A baby cam is one of those. My sister, who is currently pregnant, asked other moms what types of things she should get for the baby in preparation. There was something…

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Best GPS Tracking Devices for Kids: Top Picks for Keeping Track of Your Child

Best GPS Tracking Devices for Kids: Top Picks for Keeping Track of Your Child

Nothing is more heart-stoppingly scary than realizing you don’t know where your child is, and if you have a child who is prone to wandering off, you know firsthand just how true that is. We know keeping your adventurous child with you at all times just isn’t possible, so we created a list of GPS tracking devices that will help you keep tabs on your children while they are away from you.

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Stranger Danger: Rethinking How We Talk to Kids About Safety

Stranger Danger: Rethinking How We Talk to Kids About Safety

We have a tendency as parents to oversimplify ideas when we teach our kids, especially when teaching them about safety. We use catchy sayings like “stranger danger” or “don’t talk to strangers” to encourage our children to be mindful of potential danger. While the intent is admirable, it may cause more harm than good. In this article, we’ll rethink how to talk to kids about safety by…

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Toddler-Proof Your Phone: Tips, Tricks & Recommendations

Toddler-Proof Your Phone: Tips, Tricks & Recommendations

Here’s the scenario: I hand over my phone to my kids with a kid-friendly game or video playing, only to realize a few minutes later that they are removing my apps, browsing unfamiliar YouTube videos, and trying to send emails and texts to everyone in my contact list. Does that sound familiar to anyone else? With even very young kids as tech-savvy as they are, finding a way to lock down my phone…

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Best Booster Seats: Keeping Older Children Safe in the Car

Best Booster Seats: Keeping Older Children Safe in the Car

The transition from a car seat to a booster seat when your child is four or five is an exciting time for them—who doesn’t like a little more independence at that age?—but it’s important for you to know when it’s safe to make the switch and how long to keep your kids in booster seats. The purpose of a booster seat is to raise up a child so that the shoulder and lap belts fit correctly and therefore safely…

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Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

The decision to give children and teens their own phones is entirely up to your discretion as their parent, and it hinges greatly on the needs and maturity levels of your kids. If you decide to buy phones for your kids, make sure the phones and any accessible content are safe to use. Ten years ago, several simplified, kid-friendly phones were on the market with only basic calling functions; however, technology…

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