Bullying

Bullying

Bullying is unfortunately a part of our society.  We see it everywhere. In schools, in the workplace, in public and on social media. Talk to your kids about bullying and make sure they know what bullying is so they can ask for help if they are being bullied or stand up to stop others from being bullied. Pay attention to the symptoms of bullying, including withdrawal, abrupt lack of interest in school, a sudden drop in grades, or signs of physical…

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School Safety

School Safety

Whether you have younger or older children, it is important to talk with them about safety in school.  They should know what to do in case of fire, weather or threats.  The school usually sends home a map of where emergency exits and marshalling areas are if the students have to get out of the school.  Take the time to go over this process with your children throughout the year.  Be sure not to scare them, this is a learning…

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Bicycle Safety

Bicycle Safety

Bicycle safety is very easy to practice and will help make any ride enjoyable and FUN! Here are a few tips to remember to keep yourself and others safe when riding your bicycles. Check equipment before riding, properly air up the tires.  Always check the brakes.  Adjust your seat to fit your height and wear a properly fitted helmet.  You could find a bicycle safety course nearby and let your kids go and learn from them. When riding your bicycle,…

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Safety in the Winter Snow

Safety in the Winter Snow

We know that our kids want to go outside and play in the snow, that is what it is out there for, to PLAY!  The snow day is made for them to play in the snow.  So you are not going stop them from playing in it, let us just keep them safe.  Be sure they are wearing a coat, scarf, mittens, hat, boots.  Be sure they are wearing some layers, socks, gloves and even shirts.  This way they can…

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Winter Driving Safety

Winter Driving Safety

I can not stress it enough to be safe out on the roads at any time, but especially during the winter driving months.  Let’s face it, people forget how to drive in the road conditions each time it snows.  I want to share a few things that may help.  First and foremost, drive slow enough for the conditions, and keep in mind that snow may be covering ice.  Be sure to always beware for black ice and watch out for…

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Stress Free Holidays with Children

Stress Free Holidays with Children

Let’s face it, our children need to be entertained.  Let me help you have a stress free Holiday Season, with some tips to keep your kids busy and enjoy the holidays. I encourage you to get busy work activities for the kids, taking a few minutes to prepare now will go miles in helping everyone enjoy the day.  You do not have to play with them the whole day, but get some activities that you can do together and some…

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Mall Safety

Mall Safety

Friends, How scary is it to go shopping at the mall?  All the stories of nightmares that happen all around us.  I want you to be prepared and not lose your cool.  You are stronger than you know, and knowledge is power! Know your surroundings.  Always be looking around you, from the time you leave your home, while shopping and until you arrive home safely.  If you see something, find security or an information desk and let them know and have them look into…

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