Category: Safety

Chilly mornings and car seats

Autumn is in full force and winter is right around the corner. With the cold comes the challenge of keeping Mary warm in her car seat. Now that she is bigger it’s a little harder to keep a cover over … Continue reading

Spooktacular safety precautions

Did you know that on average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween as compared to any other day of the year? All of the scariest movies in the world don’t add up to the fear I … Continue reading

Is my smartphone making me dumb about safety?

While we have been making tremendous strides in decreasing childhood injuries over the last twenty years there is a disturbing trend as reported by the Wall Street Journal last week. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the … Continue reading

Planning an Escape

Does your family have an escape plan if your home were to ever be on fire?  If you don’t, unfortunately, you aren’t alone. According to a recent  study, 77 percent of American households have not developed and practiced a plan … Continue reading

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