America has a massive opioid crisis so, with National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day taking place tomorrow, I thought it was important to take some time away from my typical light-hearted posts to talk about this serious issue. Since both my youngest son and I take daily prescription medications we always have medicines in our home. I wanted to share ways that you can keep your loved ones safe, whether you take medications on a regular basis, keep your medicine cabinet stocked with over-the-counter medicines, or only have prescription medications in your home a few times a year.
Thanks to Chicco for sponsoring this post during Child Passenger Safety Week. Do you know when it’s time to turn your child’s car seat from rear to forward-facing? According to a recent study by baby gear brand Chicco, 1 in 4 parents around the country are still unaware of the appropriate time to turn their … Read more
(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own.) Did you know that home fires take the lives of more than 2,500 people each year in the United States? Most of these deadly fires happen while the people in the home are sleeping. I used to think that this was because they … Read more
(Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Springfree Trampoline but all thoughts are my own.) Ever since I was a kid I wished I had a trampoline in my backyard. It always looked like so much fun but we never had one because traditional trampolines aren’t very safe. I never understood the dangers when I was … Read more
(Disclosure: I received a home safety kit but all thoughts are my own.) Don’t forget that tonight you have to change your clocks back! While you are doing that you should also make sure to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Did you know, thirty-eight percent of fatal fire injuries occur in homes with … Read more
According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40 percent of all school children spend at least part of their day home alone. Many kids find themselves on their own between the time they get off from school and their parents come home from work. Because children can face so many dangers during … Read more
This week is National Childhood Injury Prevention Week and I’m working with Energizer to share news about this important safety week. There are many ways that children can get injured and I want to talk about one type of injury that can be avoided if the right precautions are taken. We all know little kids shouldn’t … Read more
(Disclosure: Buick dropped off a vehicle for me to test-drive for a week. All thoughts are my own.) I had a chance to drive the beauty above last month. Let me tell you, this 2013 Buick Encore is NICE! When our week was over, Sinisa joked that we should try to give them our old … Read more