Hooray! A guest post! Thanks to Heather Chou for sharing her article, Kids on the Internet. Is it okay to let my kids play on the internet? Sure. As soon as your toddler is able to manipulate to mouse or press keys on the keyboard, he can begin interacting with the computer. By the time […]
I cried at the Audubon Society Spring Fair this year. It was because I was touched by a DVD the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group screened in their tent at the fair. “LOST!… But Found, Safe and Sound” is a film produced by the Association of National Park Rangers that tells the story of a girl […]
I remember trying to find places to shop when we went dairy free, and I have seen many more moms go through the same transition when allergies took over their pantries. Now that we have grown out of our dairy issues I have found the perfect resource. Check out the Loudoun Allergy Network for lists […]
Check out this article in today’s Washington Post! After reading it you’ll probably be interested in advice regarding what to do when you encounter a bear.
There are so many ticks out there this year! It can be a tricky line to walk wanting to get the kids outdoors but also wanting to keep them safe from nasty chronic stuff like lyme disease. I talked to our ped’s office extensively about this after finding our first deer tick — which looked […]
I have tried not to worry too much about the frenzy regarding the dangers of plastic. I have a keep it simple, never microwave in plastic, store stuff in something else when able, use non-plastic for some of the kids’ drinks and rotate brands so you mix up the evil chemicals but don’t get sucked […]
While we are talking recalls… there’s yet another list you can join to receive info on infant & child products. This one is put out by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Here’s a cool tool to clutter your inbox and help keep your little ones safe! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers an e-mail notification system for car seat recalls.