Category: Safety

Heartbreak.

My heart ached again last week when a 5-year-old was accidently killed after being rolled over by the family vehicle. The added layer was that the child’s 2-year-old sibling was in the vehicle when this happened. Heartbreak. As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

School’s Cool When You Have a Safe Car Pool

I’m laughing at my title today – must have had a little too much coffee! Hope it made you laugh. In all seriousness, with kids going back to school and new traditions starting it’s a great time to set expectations … Continue reading

Childproofing Take #1

As I’ve shared with you I have a roller…and now a crawler! Which means that my husband and I have been on our hands and knees seeing the world from a 6 month old point of view.  The challenge is … Continue reading

Life After the ABC’s of Safe Sleep

I’ve had a roller for the past few weeks – back to front and front to back – over and over and over.  It’s so exciting to see Mary at this stage. However, during the day under my supervision I’m … Continue reading

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