Tag: Child Safety

How Long Are Car Seats Good for Before They Expire?

How Long Are Car Seats Good for Before They Expire?

Depending on the brand and model, car seats are good for six to 10 years from the date of manufacture. Expect the majority of car seats—even the best ones—to expire after about six years. Those made with steel-reinforced frames can last up to 10.

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What is the Best Car Seat? Chicco vs. Britax vs. Graco

What is the Best Car Seat? Chicco vs. Britax vs. Graco

Fortunately, every car seat on the market has to pass the same safety-testing standards, so they can all keep your child safe in a crash. All you have to do is figure out what works best for you: do you need an infant car seat you can attach to a stroller? Or do you need a convertible car seat that will last from your baby’s first steps to their first football game? Ahead, we’re looking at the top-rated car seats for your child’s safety.

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Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween’s a time for harmless tricks and tasty treats. But when you have a bunch of people, mostly kids, running around the neighborhood in the dark—well, there are some risks. Let’s talk about some tips to make your Halloween festivities delightful but not too frightful.

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Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Getting a phone for your kids involves a lot of decisions: When is the right time to give your kids a phone? How old should they be? What rules and guidelines will you set? Should you add a line to your family cell phone plan or use a prepaid service? What about parental controls? We’ve got info to help you make those decisions below, plus our recommendations for the best phones for kids at all different stages—read on to find out more.

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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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