This may come as a shock, but seat belts were not always a part of the vehicles we drive, let alone car seats. It used to be common wisdom to only have your child contained while the vehicle was in motion. There was no concern about safety whatsoever. There weren’t any seatbelts to anchor them in place. The car seats we know and need today … Continue reading Car Seat Safety for Your Child
Whether for a quick swim before bedtime or lounging the day away, water safety at the pool is an important precaution you should take, regardless of age or intended activities. When you’re ready to hit the water, it can be tempting to disregard possible safety hazards. The American Red Cross reports that around 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year, and, sadly, this … Continue reading Don’t Jump Yet!
An intervention is the process or action of intervening to improve a situation. It is a combination of program elements or strategies designed to produce behavior changes or improve the health status of an individual. They can sway someone to seek help for alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive eating, over spending, and a plethora of other addictions. Interventions are usually performed by people who are closest … Continue reading Interventions: The Road to a Better You