Car seat safety is one of those issues every parent says they care about but it’s easy to lose track or have an improperly installed car seat without knowing it. See some free resources to have your car seat checked so you can know for sure!
Wondering if you have a safe baby carrier? Use this illustrated guide to safe baby wearing.
I am told that even though baby carrier choices are expanding, the only obvious option to most parents, especially those looking to big box stores for guidance, is the Baby Bjorn and its various knock-offs. A lot of parents have ended up equating babywearing with the Bjorn, and I come across parents all the time […]
Whatever reason you choose not to have an ultrasound, sometimes it’s fun to have some predictions anyway. Organic Gender sends you 2 little flower pots, one Girl and one Boy, with dirt discs and two packets of seeds. Follow the instructions to keep it watered. The strongest growth wins!
The 2014 Snow in Atlanta was sort of a surprise. As near as I can tell, the various weather services upgraded the alert in the wee hours of the morning, so people probably were not aware of the upgrade. However, all weather sites that I have seen have up to a 10-day forecast. You can […]
Both of my children were born at home, after very different labors. My first labor was long and challenging. My daughter was born into my midwife and husband’s hands as I squatted on a birthing stool on our living room floor. My second home birth was fast – it came quickly, swept me up like […]
No matter where you live or what your circumstance is, you have a need to be prepared for emergencies. Never assume it can’t happen to you, or that it won’t happen here. Citizens in the Southern United States are learning the hard way: it is wise to expect the unexpected and be prepared! Here are […]
As a mother of five children I have seen my fair share of car seats. And my car seat philosophy has changed a lot over the last few years from “What looks good” and “What is comfortable for me to use as a carrier seat” to more important and practical things. What car seat features […]
“Mommy, I’m home!” two-year-old Ethan hollered. He had just been to Sunday School and was returning to the class room where is own mother was the teacher. Considering where Ethan had just been, where he was and where he was going, perhaps those words are more profound than we realize. Home is Where the Family […]
I’ve always heard that the best defense is a good offense. This saying applies to more than sports. A few months ago, a series of burglaries on my street motivated me to take a stand. I signed up for a local burglary prevention class and learned a few ways to protect my home. While I […]
When we talked about cell phone safety with kids I had a lot of comments offering opinions and feedback. It was interesting to me how many of the suggestions centered around time useage limits and age limits. I watched for this information during the webinar I attend that shared the research AT&T had done on […]
How are you teaching your children to be safe in the age of smart phones? It’s important to be proactive as a parent about these things because even if your children don’t have cell phones, other kids your children interact with do! I’m going to be attending an AT&T Mobile Safety School course this weekend […]