What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

THE FINGER, THE DOOR, AND THE SHIELD

     Home  >  Articles  > Child Raising
by CG News Desk

Related:


A child's scream from another room raises the hair on the neck of any parent. To protect young fingers and hands from one of the most common of all childhood household accidents — getting caught in the hinge side of the door — parents (and grandparents) can now hook up The Shield Finger Guard.

According to recent statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 115,000 hand, finger, and wrist injuries involving doors are treated yearly in hospital emergency rooms. Of that number, nearly 45,000 involve children under the age of 14. Developed by American Guardian, The Shield is a one-piece construction requiring no tools for installation; the device attaches with a pre-applied, double-sided foam tape, enabling the door to continue to open and close freely. The Shield is available in two versions: a removable version for homes, and a permanent bond for schools, daycare centers, hotels, and public buildings. For more information, go to www.theshield.biz or call (800) 555-0666, ext. 333.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Child Raising Articles

Granny-Guru's Parenting Advice: Break Some Rules
Board Games: Should You Let Your Kids Win?
How to Stay Motivated This Spring
How to Avoid Being an Overprotective Parent: Advice from the Experts on Long Island
How to Avoid Being an Overprotective Parent: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Child Raising Sponsors

OnTrack Garage Doors
Somers, NY
914-301-2026
OnTrack Garage Doors was established in January of...

Fairy LiceMothers
2463 S. Long Beach Road
Oceanside, NY
866-561-0492
Fairy LiceMothers are dedicated to eliminating the...

Boomers!
655 Long Island Ave.
Medford, NY
631-475-1771
CHECK OUT SOME OF THE EXCITEMENT THAT YOU WILL FIN...

All My Children Daycare
718-902-2325
Our facilities offer safe, age appropriate environ...

Language Workshop for Children
212-628-2700
The Language Workshop for Children is the oldest a...
See Our Child Raising Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE