Category: Safety

Keeping your kids safe from sexual abuse

Are your kids safe from teachers, coaches and other youth workers? I learned about sexual abuse during my freshman year at a catholic high school in Massachusetts. A few religious clergy would seek out the “cute” boys and sexually molest … Continue reading

O Safe Christmas Tree

The holidays are here and with it comes the Christmas Tree.  This year was really special because Mary helped to decorate the tree – but we had to be very careful because we have a little 6-month roller who in … Continue reading

The bumper issue

Crib bumpers continue to be a dangerous item in baby cribs.  As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, crib bumpers have been responsible for multiple infant deaths.  We continue to spread the message that babies should sleep Alone, on the … Continue reading

#ItCanWait

Admit it.  We’ve all done it. We’ve glanced at our email, sent a text, or liked a Facebook post when we were supposed to be concentrated on driving. And while we may think of teenagers when the term “distracted driving” … Continue reading

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