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Did You Know? Child Safety in Cars

One of the most confusing and daunting parts of being a new parent is knowing how to keep your child safe in every car trip – from the time they are first born until they are old enough to sit   Read More »

MetLife Defender – Protection For The Digital World

So I was just doing my normal work today when a message from my son who is away at college popped up. It went something like this: “Mom, I just got off the phone with the bank and someone used   Read More »

Infographic: Most Dangerous Countries to Drive In and Other Interesting Driving Facts

Having just gone through a very humbling Driver’s License Ceremony (not sure if that is what you would call it) with my 16 year old son, where a Judge addressed a room full of new drivers and their parents and   Read More »

Are You Ready for Hurricane Irene – or Any Other Natural Disaster?

emergency readiness checklist

Batten down the hatches! For those of us in Virginia it has been one drama filled week dealing with the wrath of Mother Nature. After two violent storms, one earthquake and its countless aftershocks we now get to look forward   Read More »

Summer’s Here – Stay Safe

Summer makes its official debut for 2013 this weekend, which typically means cookouts, family gatherings, swimming pools are open and school is just about out. Keep your family safe this summer by reviewing some basic safety tips: Summer Swim Safety   Read More »

Tick Season is Here

It is officially tick season in our area – typically considered to be April to September in most of the south eastern United States. In the past two weeks my son has found two ticks on himself and we have   Read More »

A Must Read Article for Kids About Social Networking

Do you have kids? Chances are if you are reading my site you do and chances are, your kids are online – networking with their friends and people with the same interests as they have. And chances are, you have   Read More »

Halloween Safety Tip – Don’t Text and Fly

Happy Halloween! Be sure to stay safe this evening when all the Trick-or-Treaters are out: Wear something reflective and take flashlights Be aware of your surroundings Make sure costumes do not impede vision or drag on the ground and become   Read More »

Back to School Safety Tips from Securatrac

Technology is certainly changing the way we live our lives – from the way we communicate to the tools we use to keep our families safe. One of the Raising a Healthy Family partner’s, SecuraTrac wants to help you get   Read More »

Keeping Kids Safe Online

For all the reasons we love technology, the Internet and social networking there are just as many reasons not to like it – especially when it comes to our kids!¬† Not only are kids more comfortable than most of their   Read More »