INDIANAPOLIS | The Department of Child Services would get additional employees and be obligated to investigate more abuse claims under legislation approved Wednesday by Indiana House and Senate committees.
Our homes are full of safety traps that put our kids at risk, and here are some ways to find, fix and avoid traps to keep your kids safe.
With the holidays around the corner, you might be stocking up on silver bells and tree trimmings. But if you're going to have little ones running around the household, you'll want to add childproofing to this season's to-do list.
With the holidays around the corner, you might be stocking up on silver bells and tree trimmings. Consider the kind that don't break and can't be swallowed.
With the holidays around the corner, you might be stocking up on silver bells and tree trimmings. If you're going to have little ones in the house, consider the kind that don't break and can't be swallowed.
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Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White encouraged parents and caregivers to make sure children are properly secured in appropriate child safety seats, including booster seats, as studies show the vast majority are improperly installed.
VALPARAISO | After four children suffocated in Porter County earlier this year as a result of sleeping with their parents, Cheryl Polarek and other child abuse prevention advocates jumped into action.
At a recent Hobart Kiwanis Club meeting, Peanut Sales Committee chairpersons Jim and Kay Moody served members several delicious recipes containing peanuts as a tasty way to encourage the sale of Kiwanis peanuts.
In the past six years, the "Clothing Our Children" campaign has touched the lives of more than 1,700 children in the Crown Point, Merrillville, Hobart, Lake Station and River Forest school systems.
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