Category: Safety

The amazing world of child passenger safety technicians

Earlier this summer I had the pleasure of taking 15 new child passenger safety technicians through the 32-hour Child Passenger Safety Certification. This was an amazing group of people who are now going to be working in their communities to … Continue reading

I Called This One

I remember as a pre-teen in the 80’s and early 90’s there were these really cool things called “slap bracelets.” I know I had quite the collection.  They were made of metal covered with fabric. They came straight but then … Continue reading

Stepping up for safety

We all know that I’m a bit of a safety dork and probably notice more about safety than most. However, I’m beginning to see how some of this safety “dorkdum” is beginning to change things. Lately I’ve been happy to … Continue reading

Crib conundrum

During our recent move we encountered a crib conundrum. As we were going though the house with the movers and pointing out everything that needed to be moved, they realized that Mary’s crib wasn’t going to fit through the door. … Continue reading

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