It has been beautiful weather and I've see lots of families out walking and biking while maintaining social distancing. Physical activity is a terrific idea to do during this stressful time. Not only is it great for your muscles and heart, it releases stress and improves mood. If you and your family are going to … Continue reading Stay Safe with These Bicycle Safety Tips
The American Red Cross has a new slogan just in time for Valentine's Day week! Show the ones you love just how much you value their safety by checking their smoke alarms, changing batteries if needed, and making sure they have alarms installed on every level of their home and in all sleeping areas. Smoke … Continue reading You Make My Heart Go Beep! Beep! Beep!
Whew! What a busy spring this is turning out to be! Hope you are enjoying the warmer weather, the blooming flowers and trees and all the activities that come with being outside once again. … Continue reading Greater Cabarrus Reading Assocation (GCRA) Mini-Conference 4/1/17
Spring is here and the weather is getting warmer. For our area of North Carolina, Spring break is just around the corner. When you are out and about, make sure your family is following sun safety tips: SLIP on a t-shirt that will keep shoulders covered. SLOP on sunscreen. (min. SPF 30 with high/broad-spectrum UVA … Continue reading Sun Safety Information
Hope everyone has a safe New Year's Eve and a prosperous 2016! Remember to be safe this evening and leave the colorful fireworks displays up to the professionals. Many communities offer New Year's Eve celebrations. Check your local community calendar. If you are in the Charlotte area, you may want to try: Ring in 2016 … Continue reading Put Some Safety in your Sparkle
Did anyone you know get a hoverboard for Christmas this year? If so, they may be putting themselves in danger by using it. There have been numerous reports of falls and injuries associated with them, in addition to a recent number of fires and explosions. A quick internet search will reveal many articles warning of … Continue reading Did Anyone Get A Hoverboard for Christmas?
Looking for inexpensive materials to teach these subjects? Oriental Trading Company has posters, stickers, and much more! I'm teaching with these materials for the first time today in conjunction with The Safe Side videos on Stranger and Internet Safety. I'll let you know how it goes.
HALLOWEEN IS ALMOST HERE! I'M ON PINS AND NEEDLES! (Yes, that is how excited I get about this holiday!) As exciting a time as it is, it is also a time to be vigilant about safety. The National Fire Protection Agency … Continue reading No Tricks – All Treats! Make Halloween safe for your little ones this year!
Super excited to have been asked by Jen Garrett to write a guest blog post today for the letter Y. Jen is participating in the A-Z Blog Challenge this month and wanted me to write about YES for Fire Safety! Check out the guest post and leave a comment on Jen's website. Let … Continue reading A-Z Challenge Guest Blog Post