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Find Out What Window Blinds Have Been Banned For the Safety of Your Child

Corded window blinds have officially been banned from store shelves and it’s being done for the safety of your child. Corded window blinds have been kept in the dark as a major hazard to your child. But the era of corded blinds has finally ended.

As of this month, all corded window blinds will be taken off the shelves at your nearest stores around the U.S.

The Window Covering Manufacturers Association is requiring all stock window blinds to be designed cordless or with an inaccessible cord. Child safety advocates are celebrating the decision that has been long overdue.

According to a study that was published in the magazine Pediatrics 225 children died after a variety of window cord related deaths between 1990 and 2015 while 16,800 kids were reported to end up in the ER due to window cord injuries.

Dr. Gary Smith a study senior researcher told Health Day last December, “We’ve known about this risk for over 70 years, yet we’re still seeing children strangled by these products. It’s just unacceptable.”

Smith also revealed his frustration with the window manufactures for dragging their heels with the decision. According to Smith this change could of went into effect a year ago.

To date, an average of one child dies a month due to window cord injury. It may have taken 70 years but we are happy to hear that change has finally arrived for the safety of children everywhere.

If you’re a parent that is going to go out and replace all the blinds in your home here are some tips to look out for. Look for the “Best for Kids” certification label on the packaging.

If replacing all the blinds in your house at once will break the bank experts recommend starting with the rooms in your house that your kids spend the most time in first.

If you’re renting and it states in your lease that you are not permitted to remove the window coverings experts suggest talking to your landlord. Explaining to your property manager about the new law in place and the potential safety hazard will sure help win your case.

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2018 Emmy’s Red Carpet Was Bustling With Baby News

The 2018 Emmy Red Carpet Was Bustling With Baby News: See All That Happened At TV’s Biggest Night

Stars came out for the 2018 Emmy Awards last night that took place in Los Angeles held at the Microsoft Theater. The evening was a star-studded affair packed with television’s biggest cast members. Celebrity Baby Scoop got the dish on some of our most famous mamas and mamas-to-be.

Yvonne Strahovski

Handmaid’s Tale actress Yvonne Strahovski, 36, was all smiles on the red carpet. The Australian actress has a lot to celebrate this year. Nominated for her role in the Hulu hit show Handmaid’s Tale the actress is also due to give birth to her first child any day now.

The Emmy nominee wore a long black brocade print dress that draped over her belly beautifully. Strahovski was so excited for the evening ahead that she let slip a very important detail about her pregnancy, “Any day — hopefully not today. Just gonna hold him in there and hope for the best,” Strahovski commented when asked about her due date. “Now we have announced it. So it’s out!”

Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, 42, attended the awards show with his gorgeous wife Sophie Hunter, 40. The couple is parents to their two kids, Christopher, 3, and Hal, 18-months and by the looks of it, Cumberbatch is due to be a father for the third time.

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His wife Sophie walked beside her husband on the red carpet wearing a bright yellow floor-length gown showing a hint of her small bump. The mama-to-be wore her hair loosely pinned up and accessorized her gown with emerald earrings and a matching ring.

Kirsten Dunst

It was parent’s night for actress Kirsten Dunst and hubby Jesse Plemons. The couple walked the red carpet in their first appearance since welcoming their son Ennis Howard in May.

The 36-year-old actress wore a deep blue gown with a plunging neckline. Dunst looked every bit the part of old Hollywood glamour styling her blonde locks wavy and down cascading over the top of her shoulders. She paired the look with sparkly eye-catching earrings.

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Sandra Bullock Wants to End the Phrase “my adopted child”

Hollywood A-Lister Sandra Bullock sat down with Today Co-Host Hoda Kotb for an interview that will air on Monday’s show. The two women have a unique alliance, both sharing the experience of adoption to start families of their own.

Kotb, who adopted her 15-month-old daughter Haley Joy in February 2017 said to the Ocean’s 8 actress, “You don’t even know who you’ve inspired.”


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The 53-year-old actress is a mother of two. Sandra adopted her daughter Laila, 5 ½ at the age of 3-years-old in December 2015 and her son Louis, 8, who she welcomed in January 2010 when he was just 3 ½ months old. Both of Bullock’s children were adopted from the state of Louisiana.

Bullock who is usually composed broke down in tears when opening up to Hoda about the special responsibility when becoming an adoptive parent, “You’re a forever parent the minute you accept the love of that child.”

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The actress recently opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about the dynamics between Louie and Laila. She revealed that her son Louie is a doting big brother to Laila and is very protective of her. “He wanted his sister and he knew she was his sister, but now there are moments when they want to kill each other.” Bullock also explained that her son is the probable one to antagonize his sister between the two. She joked, “But I like that about her. I like that she’ll take a knife and cut a guy.”

The Oscar winner also spoke in the June issue of InStyle Magazine speaking on the advocacy of adoption and how she feels that we as a community must end the phrase “my adopted child.”

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“Look: I’m all for Republican, Democrat, whatever, but don’t talk to me about what I can or can’t do with my body until you’ve taken care of every child who doesn’t have a home or is neglected or abused. It makes me teary-eyed,” she said.

“Let’s all just refer to these kids as ‘our kids.’ Don’t say, ‘my adopted child.’ No one calls their kid their ‘IVF child’ or their ‘Oh, s—, I went to a bar and got knocked up child.’ Let’s just say, ‘our children.’”

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Wendy Williams is Taking a Break From Serving Hot Takes and Tea For Medical Reasons

Wendy Williams is taking a three week medical hiatus from her talk show on doctor’s orders.
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