Category: Safety

Carpooling and Booster Seats: The Inconvenient Truth

I’ve written about the importance of having a safe car pool previously – but a study was recently published by the American Academy of Pediatrics underscores how inconsistent booster seat usage is when car pooling. In Ohio, boosters for kids … Continue reading

Pinteresting…car seat covers

A couple weeks ago I shared my new addiction to Pinterest. The days have gone on and I continue to find amazing outfits that I wish were in my closet, great ideas for future birthday parties and inspiration for my … Continue reading

Sexual abuse of kids by kids- Part three

“Preventing Your Child from Becoming a Sexual Offender” Over one-third of sexual crimes against children are committed by other kids, having serious consequences for both the offenders and their victims. Offenders are overwhelmingly male, acting out against both boys (25 … Continue reading

Her first bump on the head…

Even though I might be safety mom, I think I’ve been pretty realistic that bumps and bruises happen.  We’ve reached the point where Mary was a casualty to a bump on the head. In her quest to challenge me (I … Continue reading

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