New YouTube Kids App Available Beginning Today
Feb23

New YouTube Kids App Available Beginning Today

The YouTube Kids app, the first Google product built from the ground up with little ones in mind, is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store App Store in the U.S., starting today, February 23, 2015.  Families worldwide are already watching millions of videos on YouTube. The app makes it safer and easier for children to discover and explore videos on topics they are curious about with family-friendly features, including:...

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7 tips for keeping kids safe
Mar24

7 tips for keeping kids safe

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip, explore. It’s part of being a kid. But we can protect them from serious injuries.  Preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the U.S. and each year a million families around the world lose a child to these injuries. 1.       Tug on your kid’s car seat where the seat belt goes. 2.       Secure furniture and TVs. 3.       Check smoke and CO alarms monthly. 4.       Scan your home for places...

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Fall back into safety II: safe guarding the home office
Aug31

Fall back into safety II: safe guarding the home office

One thing I remember the most about watching Marc grow up was how many times I was told to deal with the wires of my computer.  Since we dont a home office my computer is in the living room which made it an easy target for our toddler.  I used lots of make shift tools/methods to protect my computer (I mean toddler 😛 ).  Of course my thought was to cover the open outlets in the power strip, I also put a piece of cardboard in front of...

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Fall back into safety: secure your washer & dryer
Aug30

Fall back into safety: secure your washer & dryer

Coming back from summer its time to fall back into better habits, and child safety is always one that we can use a little help remember and brushing up.  I’ve wanted to give both moms and dads some great safety tips but who am I? I’m certainly no safety expert – there are people who are just that safety experts so let me introduce you to Kimberlee Mitchell with Safety 1st Pros [Link]. Our first stop is the washing...

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