Tips To Keep Kids Safe On The Playground This Winter

There is something exhilarating about playing outside when the air is cold and there’s a hint of snow. The crisp air brings about a carefree atmosphere that seems perfect for playtime. However, parents and caretakers shouldn’t be carefree about winter playground safety. If you want your kids to have fun outdoors, follow some practical advice so they can play without getting hurt.   Always know the temperature before going outdoors Frostbite isn’t a walk in the park (or a hop in the … [Read more...]

Six Ways To Be Prepared For Emergencies This Holiday Season

Christmas tree fires, electrical socket overloads, cooking disasters, and other such emergencies are incredibly rare this time of year, but the overall statistics provide very little comfort to families touched by these mishaps. As preparations for holiday parties enter their final phases, take a few moments to be ready for the unexpected. Following these tips should chase some of the few remaining shadows from your mind, giving you the extra peace of mind you need to truly enjoy the time with … [Read more...]

Tips For Staying Safe For the 4th of July

These safety tips can help keep you and your family safe this 4th of July! Did you know that the 4th of July is one of the most dangerous weekends of the entire years, says experts. They can see over 11,000 fireworks accidents in this weekend and more. Making sure you stay safe, is important. Follow these tips for staying safe for the 4th of July, to protect you and your family! Sparklers are the cause of 10% of firework related injuries, they burn more than 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. It always … [Read more...]

Important Camping Safety Tips for Kids

While camping is a fun activity for kids and adults, safety precautions should be taken to ensure everyone enjoys the trip without harm. Read on to find out the basic camping safety tips for kids that should be followed to prevent injuries or a ruined experience! Never wonder off alone. It’s important that you don’t walk away from the campsite without a buddy to go with you. It’s easy to get lost in an unfamiliar wooded area. If you need to leave the campsite for any reason, make sure … [Read more...]

Toddler Proofing Your Home

We spend a lot of time baby proofing our homes, but there are a few important things -- specific to toddlers, that should not be over looked. Here are 4 things you should put some thought into for the safety of that tiny tot you love so much! Long Curtains and Draperies Pooling curtains are great. They can really dress up a room and make a huge impact, but they can also be a hazard to a toddler if they were to grab a hold of them. Face it, window hardware wasn't meant to have 20 or so … [Read more...]

Computer/Internet Safety Tips

Did you know that there are over five millions people per day that access the internet?  Ten years, who would have thought the numbers would be that high?  There are a lot of great things about the internet, like how easy it is to do research for school or keeping in touch with your friends and family who do not live close to you. Of course, with the convenience that internet brings with research and keeping in touch, there are people out there that want to scam you on the internet, or that … [Read more...]

Spring Break and Vacation Travel Tips

With spring break coming up for lots of families or going to your family's house for Easter, you may be thinking about where you are going, or you may have decided where to go.  I know when I go anywhere I am always afraid of someone getting sick all of a sudden, and I feel that holiday illness always goes up.  Doesn't it always seem that you get sick more when you are away from home?  I know it happens to me! To make sure if you or your husband or child gets sick, you are prepared, you … [Read more...]