We are told to check our smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms twice a year when we change our clocks back. But there's a good reason to check those detectors right now. There is a nationwide recall of the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors because they may not alert residents of a fire.
As a parent, you're always looking out for things that could potentially harm your children or yourself. Now, we're finding that dangers are hiding in even more of the most innocent places that we use every day.
Tests recently performed on many 'back to school' items including crayons, water bottles, 3-ring binders, and markers could cause leukemia, birth defects, and potentially severe behavioral and developmental problems. The results of the test were released on Tuesday and some of the products could have been sold locally,
Imagine answering a call from an unknown phone number and hearing "Daddy, Daddy....please help me!" Followed by the voice of a man who claims to have kidnapped your child, asking for ransom money and threatening injury if you don't follow suit. The thought alone is enough to send chills up your spine, making even the most attentive parents wonder if their child truly is in harms way. Y
Luckily, I've never been to an amusement park where I've been stuck on a ride or anyone got seriously injured but that's always a risk. Thankfully, after this 14 year old girl almost fell off the Sky Ride, Six Flags Great Escape employees acted quickly to minimize damage.