Posts Tagged: safety

Child Safety Apparently Didn’t Exist Way Back When

I’ve been going through Pinterest filling my “90s Kid” board with all the things that remind me of my childhood.  The search inevitably lead me to pages with items pre-1990s, and this is one of those: I don’t know what year it’s from or anything like that because the link just led to a photo

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First Aid and Health Themed Gift Basket

Here I will give you tips for putting together a First Aid and Health Themed Gift Basket, and everything in it will be absolutely useful! The Container: You can go with a traditional bag or one of these containers, and that would be fine.  But if you want to really make your gift stand out,

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Free Child Safety Kit

Are you prepared in the event your child goes missing?  Do you know his or her height or weight? Do you have a recent picture?  How long would it take you to get all the information on your child together when every second counts?  Too long if you don’t have it all together in one

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Swim Safely in 2013

Summer is almost officially here!   Can I hear a Hip-Hip Hooray!! Yay!  Many families have already hit the pool, and maybe you are one of them. But before your dunked your tootsies in the water or watched your child jump in, did you check to make sure the pool was safe, that your child

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Swim Safely: Protect Your Child From Drowning or Accidental Injury

Summer is almost officially here, but many families have already hit the pool.  Maybe you are one of them!  But did you know these alarming facts about swimming danger reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)? Before you head to the beach or jump into that pool, read over this list

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Sandbox Safety

The Sand This summer you’ll probably be getting a new or pulling the old sandbox.  But did you know there are serious health concerns regarding the source of the sand?  Some sands contain chemical compounds that can cause similar health issues as asbestos.  Read more about the health risks in this HealthyChildren.org’s article: Safety in

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In Case of Emergency

A big storm came through this past Wednesday (January 30, 2013).  It didn’t last long, but there was a sudden wind that topped about 60 mph.  I was standing at the window with my son strapped to me in his baby carrier when the wind hit.  It was so bad, I raced to the basement

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This is NOT Safe!

I was looking on Pinterest at ideas for newborn baby shoots when I came across Leah Remillet’s site.  SHe is a blogger/photographer.  On the site she had this photo: Please, DO NOT DO THIS TO YOUR CHILD.  Do I really need to even say this? Despite the photographer’s insistence that this photo is photoshopped and

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