21 Products That Are Shockingly Dangerous for Kids

When my kids were toddlers, a simple walk could make me anxious: What if he puts a pine cone in his mouth? What if she stabs herself with that stick she’s waving around like a wand? But, the thing that I’ve always found most frightening are those unexpected dangers. For example, you’ve probably heard that detergent pods are a poison hazard, but did you realize that the band you use to tie your hair back for the gym is also a threat to your kids’ safety? Here, a complete list of common household items to watch out for (and keep away from your kids).