In light of the tragic escalator video that surfaced this week I started looking into escalator injuries. I saw too many comments about how that would never happen here; That safety standards are just too high here and must be sub par in China because, well simply because it’s China and not us. What I found was pretty alarming.
In the US, there are roughly 33,000 escalators currently operating, far less than the number of elevators, yet injuries occur 15 … Keep Reading!!!
In a world where we are often surrounded by scary, sad news stories it’s hard to completely protect our kids from seeing these stories. Children are intuitive; they overhear us in the other room, they pick up on our emotions, they overhear us talking when we’re sure we’re out of earshot, they hear people outside of the home talking. They will almost always find out what’s going on. The question becomes how do we help them understand and cope without … Keep Reading!!!
In todays day and age, internet usage has become an integral part of everyday life for people of all ages. Parents in particular, are one of the major demographics that are hopping online. While each parent uses the internet differently, many are discovering new and innovative ways the web can help them parent better and easier. From connecting with their children on new social platforms to researching things like new recipes or home remedies to try, the internet is opening … Keep Reading!!!