2017 California Car Seat Law Changes

December 29, 2016

Have you heard?  Changes to the California car seat law become enforceable on January 1, 2017. New Addition: Starting January 1, 2017, children under 2-years-old must be rear-facing unless they weigh 40 pounds or more, or are 40 inches tall or more. Current Law: Children under age 8 must be buckled into a car seat […]

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Fire Escape Plans: Could Your Family Get Out in Two Minutes?

October 7, 2016

Fire drills. You’ve probably done these at work; your kids do these at school. But data shows that we’re more likely to encounter a fire at home than at work or school, yet only about 1 out of 3 adults say they have created AND practiced a home fire escape plan. Why don’t we practice […]

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Don’t Rush to Flush!

August 15, 2016

What is the Right Way to Dispose of Medications? Meds in the Bin, We All Win! We have talked about the dangers of curious kids getting into medications, and the importance of safe storage at home, but what should you do with unused or expired medications?  Flushing them down the toilet can have harmful effects […]

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Heatstroke Risk Rises as Summer Arrives

May 17, 2016

Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we forget they are even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in a car while we quickly run into the store. The problem is that leaving a child alone in a car can lead to serious injury or death from […]

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Curious Kids & Poisons – A Bad Combination!

March 2, 2016

Poison Prevention in Your Home Children are known for playing with and around items around your home that can pose a dangerous threat to their lives.  However, there are little things we can do in our day to day lives that can ensure that children avoid serious injuries. While it is important to encourage our […]

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