#SharingSafety for New Drivers for National Teen Driver Safety Week PLUS Win Tires

#SharingSafety for New Drivers for National Teen Driver Safety Week PLUS Win Tires

I am sharing this post as a part of the Michelin #SharingSafety campaign along with She Buys Cars. I have been compensated, but the story below is my own real story and my own opinion. Even though my son has been driving for several years now, I still worry about him behind the wheel. It’s a mom thing I guess. T was always a “car guy”, even as a baby. … Continue Reading →
Infographic: Fire Safety and Prevention

Infographic: Fire Safety and Prevention

The second week of October is Fire Prevention Week. I searched around to find an infographic for today that provided us all some reminders about this important information and found this two of them to share. Take the Fire Prevention Week Quiz first to see how prepared you really are, or are not, and then take the time to learn more. First is “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep” which … Continue Reading →
Never Walk Home Alone – Companion App

Never Walk Home Alone – Companion App

This morning I was watching the news and so a little blurb about this new app, Companion, and I thought it was such a fabulous idea that I just had to share it with you. For anyone that walks to or from school, work, friends, the parking garage, or anywhere, Companion lets you connect with a friend so that they know you are okay when you are taking that walk. … Continue Reading →
Domestic Violence is NOT Okay!

Domestic Violence is NOT Okay!

I’m not going to go into details today, but this was not me personally, but I just wanted to remind everyone that…. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS NOT OKAY It is not okay for your partner to hit you, slap you, punch you or anything like that at all. EVER! I don’t care if you did something wrong even, it is still not okay! YOU ARE WORTHY OF BEING TREATED NICELY! Again, … Continue Reading →
What Parents Need To Know About Mobile Gaming for Their Kids

What Parents Need To Know About Mobile Gaming for Their Kids

Our kids have adopted mobile devices faster than we can blink but just because they understand how to work these devices doesn’t mean they know everything. One of the most popular things for kids to do on smartphones and tablets is to play games. You may not have to teach them how to actually play the game, but you still need to know what to teach them about being safe … Continue Reading →
Do your kids know what to do in a vehicle emergency?

Do your kids know what to do in a vehicle emergency?

We are a nation of on-the-go people. On average, Americans spend 541 hours per year in a car. That’s a lot of time spent, even if you are a child just riding in the car. There are approximately 5.25 million driving accidents per year – yikes! Now add to that vehicle emergencies that are not actual accidents and that number soars even higher. As adults we have a bit more … Continue Reading →
Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safer Online

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safer Online

My son is now 20 and out on his own. Growing up he has always been immersed in the digital world though because I am so much. There have been so many changes with the internet since he was little and I had to stay on top of these changes through the years. All parents and caregivers need to have some understanding of the digital world we live in so … Continue Reading →
Infographic: Keep Your Christmas Tree Safe from Fire

Infographic: Keep Your Christmas Tree Safe from Fire

For those of us celebrating Christmas and putting up a Christmas tree, lights, candles, and other decorations we need to remember some safety facts. This week’s infographic shares some of these important tips to keep your home safe from fires this holiday season.   Infographic Source: http://www.authoritysafes.com/ Continue Reading →
National Learn to Swim Day [Infographic]

National Learn to Swim Day [Infographic]

Today is National Learn to Swim Day so our weekly infographic is about swimming of course! Growing up I took swimming lessons every summer at one of the local pools. Even though we did not have a pool at our home (until we moved) growing up, we swam at friends and families homes and we spent a lot of time at lakes as well. The swimming lessons were fun but … Continue Reading →
Tips for Creating Family Contracts for Digital Kids

Tips for Creating Family Contracts for Digital Kids

My son definitely has grown up in the digital age. Because I work online, and have for years, he was kind of sucked into a world like this from the start. Along the way I learned a lot of things, sometimes a little too late though. All in all, he’s a good kid and does understand a lot about the digital world he lives in. As a young adult and … Continue Reading →