May 25th, 2012
I hope the alliterative title attracted your attention, because this is shaping up to be quite an issue. I first read about the dangers associated with detergent pods on the Seattle Mama Doc Blog, and now I’ve been seeing news stories pop up everywhere.
You’ve probably seen these detergent pods already. They’re small plastic balls full of pre-measured detergents and fabric softeners. Similar packets are available for dishes as well. In addition to being more convenient (read: more expensive), these little packets also …continue reading the rest of Detergent Pods Pose Poison Risk
May 21st, 2012
Have you ever fallen off of the roof of a one-story house? Hopefully – and probably – not.
Even if you don’t have first hand experience, I’m sure you can imagine what this might feel like. If you purposely jumped from a roof you might be able to avoid injury by tucking and rolling at just the right moment, but if falling caught you off guard, there is a very good chance you’d …continue reading the rest of Just Like Falling Off of a Roof
May 15th, 2012
“This is a test of the Emergency Broadcast System.”
Who hasn’t heard that warning rattle through their radio? Or their TV?
We’ve all heard it at some point. But for people like me who almost never listen to the radio and prefer to skip through commercials by watching digitally recorded TV, you might struggle trying to remember the last time you heard or saw a legitimate storm warning or other notable …continue reading the rest of Emergency Warnings to Catch Up with Technology
May 10th, 2012
In an age where our privacy is rapidly eroding, what do parents expect of their child care center or family child care provider about protecting their family’s privacy?
Parents expect their child care program to keep confidential everything they know about their …continue reading the rest of 3 Easy Ways to Meet a Parent’s Privacy Expectations