Category Archives: Parenting

What you should know about baby monitors being hacked

First it was Target. Then it was your online passwords. Now, chillingly, it’s baby monitors. Time magazine reported Tuesday that Heather and Adam Schreck’s baby monitor was hacked, with a voice on the other end shouting at the Schreck’s 10-month-old daughter. … Continue reading

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Emergency Care: Choking

Most of the time when something blocks your baby’s throat, he or she will instinctively cough, gasp or gag until the object clears their windpipe.  Usually children will breathe on their own, and you don’t need to interfere.  But if your … Continue reading

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The biggest parenting mistake

I ran across this article on the biggest parenting mistake by Saren Eyre Loosli and it really hit home for me.  Now that my kids are a little older, I would tell my younger self to just enjoy the moment. Enjoy:     … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Families with Young Children in the Home

To reduce the risk of injury in other areas in and outside of your home:   Use furniture bumpers:  Cover sharp furniture and fireplace corners with corner or edge bumpers, just in case your child falls.  These aren’t necessarily pretty, … Continue reading

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Garage and Outdoor Safety for Children

Before long the weather will start to heat up and we will want to spend more time outside.  Accidents and injuries can happen in areas where kids don’t spend a lot of time.  Don’t forget to childproof areas of the … Continue reading

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