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KIDS EAT FREE
Kids Eat Free Resource Guide

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DFW ON A BUDGET
DFW on a Budget
From art to animals, from tales to trains . . . Dallas-Fort Worth is a haven of free and affordable family fun. Click here for a list of the best places to go and things to see that will keep even the most discriminating kids from crying "I'm bored," and all at a price of $5 or less per child.
RECENT RECALLS


8/30/16 Dazzling Toys Recalls Chicken Toys Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)
The toys contain small eggs and the chicken can break into small plastic pieces, both posing a choking hazard to children.

8/4/16 Cinmar Recalls World Magnetic Travel Maps Due To Risk of Magnet Ingestion by Children; Sold Exclusively at Frontgate (Recall Alert)
When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside the intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

7/26/16 Smocked Threads by Cecil & Lou Recalls Children’s Nightgowns Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)
The nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

6/22/16 Ecovent Recalls Room Sensors Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)
The cover can come off during normal use, exposing high voltage components and posing an electrical shock hazard.

6/7/16 Focus Bicycles Recalls Spine Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The bicycle seatstay or linkage component parts used to connect the seat tube and rear axle dropouts can be incorrectly sized which can cause the frame to collapse, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

6/2/16 Hillsdale Furniture Recalls Children’s Bunk Beds Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Bob’s Discount Furniture (Recall Alert)
Hundreds of reports of the Chadwick bunk bed’s side mattress support rails cracking or breaking, resulting in eight injuries.

5/20/16 BESTAR Recalls Juvenile Dressers Due to Tip-over Hazard (Recall Alert)
The recalled dressers are unstable, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.

5/10/16 Bednest Recalls Bedside Infant Sleepers Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)
The bedside sleepers fail to meet mandatory federal requirements for these products.

3/31/16 Creating X Recalls Children’s Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)
The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

2/18/16 J. Crew Recalls Girls’ Coats Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)
The buttons on the front of the coat can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

2/18/16 BYA Sports Recalls Skyline Backyard Zipline Kits Due to Fall Hazard
A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

2/11/16 Nuna Baby Essentials Recalls High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
The arm bar can bend or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to children.

2/9/16 Classic Characters Recalls Infant Booties Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

2/4/16 KHS America Recalls Children’s Musical Instrument Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The pink metal note bar on the glockenspiel may contain excessive levels of lead in the paint, violating the federal lead paint standard. If the paint is scraped off and ingested lead can cause adverse health effects.

2/4/16 Wedgwood Decorative Baby Rattles Recalled by WWRD Due to Choking Hazard
The ball bearings inside each side of the decorative rattle can be released, posing a choking hazard to young children.

2/4/16 Dollar General Recalls Construction Truck Toy Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Dollar General
The toy truck’s remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards.
 

 

ARTICLES
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GENERAL

5 Ways to Become a Mother-in-Law Whisperer

Babyproofing Your Marriage

Favorite Links

Helping Your Child Through Early Adolescence

How To Get A Social Security Number For Your Child

The Modern Mom’s Guide to Dads: 3 Secrets Your Husband Won’t Tell You

Passport Requirements For Minors

Physical Activity: Importance of Having Fun

Raising A Responsible Citizen

Six Tips For Spending the Holidays With Your In-laws

 

HEALTH
Antibiotic Resistance & Misuse

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Autism

Bullying: When Your Child Is A Victim

Childhood Immunizations

Protecting Children From Air Toxins

Vaccination Schedule: 0-6 Years

Vaccination Schedule: 7-18 Years

Vaccination Catch-up Schedule

 

MATERNITY

Alcohol & Pregnancy

How Teratogens Affect Unborn & Nursing Infants

Naming Your Baby

NEWBORN

Breastfeeding Basics

Newborn Care

Overcoming Breastfeeding Obstacles

Reducing the Risks of SIDS

 

SAFETY
Baby-proofing 101

Bicycle Safety

Halloween Safety

Home Fire Safety

Infant/Child Product Recalls

Internet Safety

Protecting Our Children From Toxins In The Air

Sex Offender Database

Summer Safety Tips

Toy Recalls

Toy Safety Shopping Tips

Transportation Safety Tips

 

SCHOOL & EDUCATION

Guide to DFW Private Schools

Helping Your Child Become A Reader

Helping Your Preschool Child: Activities From Birth Through Age 5

Helping Your Child Succeed In School: Activities For Ages 5-11

Helping Your Child Learn History

Helping Your Child Learn Math

Helping Your Child Learn Science

Helping Your Child With Homework

Teaching Your Child How To Read

Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS™) Testing


 
  

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