Easter is a time Americans celebrate the resurrection of Christ and spend a lot of money to mark the holiday. About 65 percent of Americans classify themselves as Christians, with 28 percent planning to attend an Easter service in person on Easter Sunday this year.
In 2019, about 67,500 children under the age of five years were treated in emergency rooms due to unintended poisoning. About 85 percent of these incidents occurred in the home. The CPSC encourages consumers to “Prepare, Prevent, and Protect” their families from poisonings at home.
Injuries related to some consumer products increase substantially during pandemic despite drop in number of all emergency room visit
During the pandemic, more people are going to emergency rooms for injuries from some consumer products such as batteries, fireworks, all-terrain vehicles, and skateboards, although emergency room treatments for all product-related injuries decreased by 24 percent.
It's important for parents and caregivers to be aware that sometimes toys, which we think of as being fun and entertaining, can be dangerous. In the video, I discuss tips for selecting toys and unsafe toys.
My Thanksgiving Day here by myself was very quiet. Instead of being in Madrid or Sacramento with one of my daughters, I was home alone. We talked via WhatsApp, which I enjoyed and appreciated.
Cyber Monday used to be the leftovers from Black Friday. However, it’s becoming one of the biggest shopping day of the year – if not the biggest.
The holidays may be different during the pandemic because family gatherings may be smaller or people may be visiting virtually. However, it’s still important to protect yourself from possible dangers associated with holiday trees, candles, cooking fires, and unsafe toys.
To help you make the best choices for your Black Friday shopping, you need to know what to buy and what not to buy. Even on the biggest sales holiday of the year, not every deal is a good deal.
Children could be more susceptible to certain toy-related hazards because they are likely to be at home more due to the pandemic, the U.S. PIRG Education Fund warns. It can be a difficult task, trying to keep kids of different ages busy with safe activities they can perform without supervision.
This year, instead of Amazon Prime Day being in July, it’s Oct. 13 and 14. What bargains should you look for? The most important thing to do is to compare prices. The “bargain” may or may not be saving you any money.