For many of us, using the Internet can seem like walking through New York City without a map. Everything is new and interesting, but also a little bit intimidating, especially when you don't know how to navigate. Even more scary are all the horror stories in the media about the dangers that the children face online. If your kids use the Internet - whether for schoolwork, to … [Read more...] about Mom’s Internet Safety Cheatsheet
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When you’re in the mood for a good romantic book that will bring you drive you through an emotional roller coaster and leave you in tears, you reach for a Nicholas Sparks novel. Sparks is consistent when it comes to penning the ultimate love story for any age. His characters go through a plethora of different conflicts and issues to end up together. Safe Haven … [Read more...] about Safe Haven: The Book
Do you assume your child’s camp is safe? Summer is approaching and suddenly your children will be in a new routine. Whether you are sending them to camp, day or overnight there are some very important questions that need to be asked before you send your children out the door. Do you assume the camp you chose for your kids will be safe? Have you asked the appropriate … [Read more...] about Do You Assume Your Child’s Camp is Safe?
Children face risks to their personal safety at home, at the park, on the way to school and other public areas. Personal safety lessons prepare your child for handling a situation that puts her safety at risk. Whether your child gets lost or is approached by a potential abductor, teaching her personal safety skills gives her a better chance of reacting quickly and … [Read more...] about How to Teach Kids Personal Safety
Medications provide relief and sometimes cure illnesses, but they also present a serious risk to kids. Both prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are dangerous for children when they are not used properly. Understanding the possible effects of medications, as well as the proper use, decreases the risks of serious harm to your child. Significance Medication precautions … [Read more...] about Medication Safety for Kids