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Heatstroke in Children – Know the Symptoms

General Motors Foundation and Safe Kids Worldwide launch campaign Summer is in full swing, and so is the heat.  With that comes the heightened risk of heatstroke.  Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children under 14 years of age.  More than half of heatstroke deaths occurred when a distracted caregiver forgot […]

5 Summer Healthy Eating Tips for Kids

After years of struggle, the American Medical Association, the nation’s largest physician organization, decided to recognize obesity as a disease on Tuesday.  A third of children and teenagers are overweight or obese, which is a growing number today.  Obesity can increase the risk of many other diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and […]

Teens and Social Networking – Where they are and what they do

Social networking sites are rapidly changing, and it seems as though teens are the first to start the new trends.  A few years ago, Facebook took over MySpace, which not only attracted teens, but adults as well.  However by now, Facebook is quickly fading, as 94% of American teens are using their Facebook accounts less […]

AT&T It Can Wait – Simulator shows dangers of texting & driving

Disclaimer – I have a material connection because I received a gift or sample of a product for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. AT&T has recently developed an online simulator that shows firsthand the dangers of texting behind the wheel, but in a safe way.  At […]

Caregiver burnout – I’m the woman sitting by the side of the road

Being a caregiver I’m allowed to say this – it’s exhausting!!!  Caregiver burnout should be a recognized medical condition – one that there’s meds for.  Oh wait – there are some – anti-anxiety and anti-depressants… and I highly recommend them.  But sometimes you need more.  Sometimes you need girlfriend conversation and sometimes you need escape.  […]

AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign is in high gear for 100 deadliest days of summer

Disclaimer – I have a material connection because I received a gift or sample of a product for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. Memorial Day marks the beginning of the 100 deadliest days of summer so AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign is doing a major social […]

A review of Jolly Time Popcorn with Smart Balance

Disclaimer – I have a material connection because I received a gift or sample of a product for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. I’ve been on a mission: to get my family eating gluten free snacks. The problem is, though, that…well, with kids, it’s difficult. Trying […]

There’s a Science Behind Distracted Driving?

Disclaimer – I have a material connection because I received a gift or sample of a product for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. As some of you know, I attended the Lifesavers Conference in Denver on behalf of Toyota recently, a conference focused on driving safety […]