Category: Safety

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


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

10 easy tricks for a safe Halloween

It’s that time of year again when our little ghosts and goblins (or princesses in my house) will be out in the neighborhood looking for treats.  Unfortunately, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed … Continue reading

Are you aware of these advertising dangers

A couple weeks ago I was pulling together images to be used an ad promoting bicycle helmet use and I spent a huge amount of time going through stock photo images looking for a photo that actually showed a child … Continue reading

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