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The toddler years are a time of conflicting objectives: on one hand, these young children want to see, do, and climb everything; on the other hand, parents want these children to survive.

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Kids, no matter how you’ve raised them, will find themselves in tough situations. You know these moments — the ones where they don’t want to be there, but they also don’t want to look uncool by ducking out. It’s great that you’ve reminded them that they can call you for help at any hour, for any reason, but that offer often gets lost once they’re put under pressure. You need a more specific plan.

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When Fisher-Price recalled its highly popular Rock ‘N Play “sleeper” earlier this month, sleep-deprived parents everywhere let out a collective sigh of frustration. For some parents — especially those whose babies have reflux — the slight incline and cosy structure (not to mention its vibration feature) was a godsend during nap time and, yes, nighttime.

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Burgers are good, but burgers with bristles in them are decidedly not. It turns out that the small, coarse, poke-y bristles on BBQ bristle brushes can fall off the brush and get stuck in your food, potentially lodging themselves in your throat and tongue. This is, obviously, not ideal.

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If you're lucky, you'll never have to defend yourself through physical violence. But if that time ever comes, or if you're ever enrolled in a Fight Club against your will, would you know what to do? You've seen punches thrown on TV plenty of times, but do you actually know how to throw one correctly? We asked three elite martial artists and a boxer to share their best takedown tips.

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The high chair can seem like the perfect spot to confine your baby or toddler while you’re eating a meal or trying to get some dinner prepped in the kitchen. Throw a few Cheerios on the tray and everyone is happy. But the high chair is also one of those things that parents of little ones use so often that your safety measures can become lax over time.

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Baby Shark doo doo doo doo doo doo. Turns out that the pervasive toddler tune about a generation of sea life can do more than drive parents crazy after hearing it for the 28th time today: It can help save a life.

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Fentanyl recently became the deadliest drug in America and continues to plague Australia. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is sometimes mixed into other illicit drugs, but it’s far more potent than what it’s usually mixed with. This means that a dose that seemed safe(ish) can be deadly, but you wouldn’t know it unless you actually tested.

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Unexpected fires are, for the most part, viewed as a bad thing, which is why some people were quite alarmed when this very shiny BLANDA BLANK serving bowl from IKEA caused some grapes — and later some newspaper — to go up in smoke.