Category: Safety

Burning pain

One of the most painful injuries is a burn.  It’s currently Burn Awareness Week, and for good reason.  Among all accidental injuries, fire and burns are the number five cause of death in children ages 14 and younger — in … Continue reading

Do mommy bloggers share too much?

Regular readers of this column know that I rarely relate incidents about my own three children. The reason is simple. Their right to privacy is more important than my need to tell an interesting story. While I do write about … Continue reading

The importance of your child’s photo

It’s probably a parent’s worst nightmare – their child goes missing.  Even when I can’t find Mary for a second because she ran around the corner to hide my heart skips a beat. While it’s something difficult to think about, … Continue reading

The stair climber

We recently moved from a ranch home to a tri-level home, creating greater opportunities for Mary to climb stairs. Had we moved when she was younger and just crawling, we would have put up gates on the stairs.  The best … Continue reading

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