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The child-friendly skies

Holiday travel season is right around the corner.  If you are traveling via plane you know there are so many things to consider – especially if you are traveling with kids. Luckily, a new Federal Aviation Administration ruling will make … Continue reading

The bike helmet that saved a life

I’m always impressed when parents work through adversity and become true advocates when their child is injured.  Today I want to share with you Jane’s story.  Thankfully her 8-year-old son was wearing a helmet during a recent accident – you … Continue reading

An open letter to college freshman

Your freshman year in college is a time of many changes and challenges. It’s an incredibly exciting time in your life, but there are lots of pitfalls. Many of you will encounter serious problems during this journey, and 40 percent … Continue reading

Have you seen this new concept car?

Car seats made the headlines last week when Volvo unveiled a new concept.  In this new concept car the front passenger seat is a rear-facing infant car seat that swivels and then locks in place facing the rear of the … Continue reading

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