Accidents & Safety
News

An 11-Year-Old Boy Was Left Home Alone Over The Holidays & His Parents Were Arrested

by Morgan Brinlee

Both the boy’s mother and father were arrested and indicted on suspicion of child neglect.

News

Nearly 40,000 Bunk Beds Recalled Over Fatal Entrapment & Strangulation Hazard

by Morgan Brinlee

The recall comes after a 2-year-old in Ohio died.

News

Mom Says Amazon Alexa Suggested Her Daughter Touch A Penny To An Outlet

by Morgan Brinlee

Amazon tells Romper it has already fixed the issue and is taking steps to keep similar instances from happening.

News

These Packaged Salads Have Been Recalled As CDC Investigates Listeria Outbreak

by Morgan Brinlee

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes even fatal infections in young children and miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant people.

Viral

Parents & Schools Are On High Alert After A Troubling Threat Went Viral On TikTok

by Jamie Kenney

Rumors have spread that Dec.17 would see violence in American schools, but the origin of that threat remains unknown and unconfirmed.

Politics

Parents Could Face 5 Years In Prison If Their Child Harms Others With Gun Under New Bill

by Morgan Brinlee

Legislation mandating the safe storage of firearms comes after prosecutors alleged the Oxford school shooter was given unfettered access to a gun by his parents.

News

Minute Maid Recalled These Juices In 8 States Over Metal Concerns

by Morgan Brinlee

Recalled varieties include Minute Maid’s Fruit Punch, Berry Punch, and Strawberry Lemonade flavors.

Safety

Here's Why You'll Want To Skip Your Ice Skating Tradition During Pregnancy

by Katie McPherson

Even elite skaters are encouraged to warm the bench.

News

Parents Of 15-Year-Old Michigan School Shooting Suspect Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

by Morgan Brinlee

“Owning a gun means securing it properly and locking it and keeping the ammunition separate and not allowing access to other individuals, particularly minors.”

Safety

How To Keep Kids Safe At A Concert

by Angelique Serrano

From what to wear to having a pre-selected meeting spots, these tips will help you more safely enjoy the show.

News

Teen Girl Rescued After Using Hand Gesture Learned On TikTok To Signal "I Need Help"

by Morgan Brinlee

A 16-year-old girl used hand signals promoted on social media to indicate "violence at home — I need help" to alert nearby bystanders that she was in danger.

Christmas

Here's What Experts Want You To Know About Leaving Your Artificial Tree Plugged In

by Ashley Jones

Take the proper precautions this holiday season.

Halloween

Is Trick Or Treating Safe This Year? Experts Weigh In

by Kinsey Gidick

Yes, with a few caveats.

Sleep

How To Dress Your Baby For Sleep So They're Safe & Cozy

by Ashley Ziegler

For a safe and restful night.

News

Psst! Your Cat Can Use Your Baby’s Recalled Boppy Lounger

by Jen McGuire

You can also donate it to your local animal shelter.

News

More Than 3 Million Boppy Newborn Loungers Have Been Recalled Following Infant Deaths

by Jen McGuire

Here’s what you need to know.