Have a Happy – and SAFE – Halloween!!

More than twice as many children are killed in pedestrian/vehicle incidents on Halloween between 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm as compared to the same hours on other days throughout the year. By following these simple tips, every parent and caregiver can help their child experience a fun – and safe – Halloween. Check out my […]

Cora’s Story – Moms Please Read!!

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In case you haven't been following my blog very long, you probably wouldn't know that I began this blog to talk about Child Safety and Prevention of Child Abuse/Neglect. I have gone a few different directions in the past month and a half and am really enjoying supporting new bloggers with my Newbie Blog Hop […]

Help Needed – Look at your Stockpiles!!

I told you all earlier in the week about the East Texas Wildfires, but it has actually been affecting many more areas of Texas as well. I have coworkers in the Austin area who were just able to return to their homes today (thankfully, their home was safe!!) and there are still many others who […]

Phineas and Ferb are making a Public Service Announcement!!

Phineas and Ferb

Mom… Phineas and Ferb are making a Public Service Announcement!! Last night, Hubby, The Boy, and I were watching a recorded episode of Phineas and Ferb (a nightly routine lately) and a commercial came on with Phineas and Ferb giving Online Safety Tips… I had to check it out and bring it back to you […]

Child Abuse Reporting in Your State (and Canada)

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  Now that school is beginning again, children are going to be coming back to school with reports of situations happening at their homes over the Summer Break. If you are a School teacher/counselor or Sunday School teacher or a parent who invites a child over for a sleep-over, you may hear a tale of […]

Child Safety – the lazy version

I’m feeling really tired today (probably because I was playing on Facebook last night until 2am with The Clever Neighbor and Saving Common Cents) but I really wanted to do a Safety post today. So, I read somewhere that when you have blog writing block that you can do a summary post of some favorites…well, […]

Safety Tips for Shopping with Children

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Safety Tips for shopping with Children (1) The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) provides safety tips for shopping and traveling including the following: ALWAYS: Keep children with you at all times while shopping. Accompany and supervise children in public facilities, including restrooms. Have a plan in case you become separated, including a pre-designated […]

Top 10 Theme Park Safety Tips

Top 10 Theme Park Safety Tips

Yesterday at church my 3 year old son asked to go potty so we went into the Ladies restroom and he went into his favorite stall. He then promptly told me to go into my own stall because he could do it “by myself”!! Since we were at church (a small church, actually) I was […]

The Period of PURPLE

The Period of Purple

Due to my day job, I am always hearing about the frustrations parents go through to raise their families when they haven’t been given the proper support and education. Traumatic Head Injury (formerly Shaken Baby Syndrome) is much too common. I have to admit, my son was one of the easiest babies (and is truly […]

Who says the FBI can’t have FUN??!!

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I was strolling around the internet and came across the coolest site!! It’s the FBI!!! There is obviously lots of good information for us, but you have to check out their Kids Page!! In the K-5th Grade section, kids can learn About the FBI, get Safety Tips, Learn about the Dogs (my boy’s fave part!!), and Play […]