Category: Safety

The safe magic carpet ride

The other day I brought out the yoga mat – attempting to do a little exercise.  Mary quickly came to my side and sat on the mat which immediately became her “magic carpet.” Beginning one of our flights, Mary said, … Continue reading

Pinteresting…not a good idea

I’ve been a minorly obsessed with Pinterest lately.  I think it’s because I had a pretty good garden this summer and now I have to find some good recipes for all of those fresh veggies. Of course, once you are … Continue reading

What is humorous about statutory rape?

In sentencing a high school teacher to 30 days in jail for a sexual “relationship” with a 13-year-old student, Montana Judge Todd Baugh’s commented that this was not a “forcible beat-up rape” and that the young teen was “…as much … Continue reading

You matter …especially to your teen!

This week, October 20-26, marks National Teen Driver Safety Week. While there are so many difficult conversations that parents have with their teens during these years, having honest discussions about driving and setting ground rules are really important. Research from … Continue reading

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