Child Safety Around The Home
Nov15

Child Safety Around The Home

Tips for Childproofing Your Home Accidental injuries kill thousands of children every year in the United States. The saddest thing about preventable injuries is that they could be avoided with proper safety measures. If you want to ensure that your home does not provide opportunities for your children to accidentally hurt themselves or others, keep your guns locked in a gun cabinet and follow these additional tips for childproofing...

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Are You Ready For Anything?

Are You Ready For Anything? After a recent lively conversation with my bestie about the crazies and not-so-crazies on the reality show, Doomsday Preppers I started asking myself that question…. “Am I ready for anything”? I knew all-to-well the sound of the tornado sirens while living in Alabama. And I had survived the fires and earthquakes while living in California. But, living in the quiet lake-side community of...

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Save A Kid Buy A Trundle
Mar31

Save A Kid Buy A Trundle

Save A Kid ~ Buy A Trundle Every Parent has experienced this at least once.  The clunking sound in the middle of the night, followed by the sleepy moaning cry of a little child as he/she suddenly realizes he/she is no longer in the bed but rather on the floor. My son was a fitful sleeper so these type of occurrences were almost nightly. We tried one of those bars that tuck in under the mattress. We tried stacking pillows by his bed....

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Child Water Safety Tips
Jun01

Child Water Safety Tips

Child Water Safety Tips photo credit: shingleback Water safety is an issue that affects people of all ages, but toddlers and young children are particularly at risk. Drowning is a leading cause of injury and death among young children. With a bit of planning and attention to detail, the risk of drowning can be drastically reduced. Below, we have compiled a list of child water safety tips to help ensure that your child can enjoy water...

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Stop Your Kids Fighting Before It Drives You Insane
Jan08

Stop Your Kids Fighting Before It Drives You Insane

Stop Your Kids Fighting Before It Drives You Insane photo credit: democlez Every Mom knows the sound. It pierces straight to the brain like a rail road spike. MOOOOM! Jimmy keeps touching my stuff. (spoken in the most whiniest voice ever). Yeah but, Sally took my game! (responds the even whinnier Jimmy). Of course you love your kids, but thoughts of life pre-children flood your mind. If only they could get along for 5-minutes. Sibling...

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Skills Teenagers Learn By Spending Time Online

Skills Teenagers Learn By Spending Time Online Parents throughout the country – and likely, the world – are often concerned about the amount of time their teenagers spend online. To be sure, young adults spend a lot of time browsing, shopping, and communicating with their friends on the internet. While it may seem wasteful, there is enormous value in the activities in which teens participate. In fact, they’re...

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