Fire Safety this Fourth of July

Fireworks and July 4 go hand in hand, and yet, every year, when consumers use fireworks, problems abound! Here are the statistics: Fires  In 2011 an estimated 17,800 fires were directly caused by fireworks 1200 structure fires 400 vehicle fires 16,800 outside/other fires On July 4, fireworks account for 2 out of every 5 reported […]

Red, White and Blue Totsicles

Happy 4th of July! Preparing healthy food and snacks on this holiday is tough – it’s grilling season and the heat might make you want to reach for an ice cold can of pop. But don’t let these circumstances keep your little ones from eating healthy! We’ve got the perfect summertime cool down treat for […]

Ho-Ho-Hold it Together! 5 Ways to Ensure a Blissful Holiday Season

Traditional American holidays can be quite a challenge for today’s moms. Our treasured, precious memories are difficult to recreate. Things like coming out of the cold and into Grandma’s warm house, being treated to special cookies, surveying colorful presents sitting under the tinseled tree with your name on them, staying up late in brand new […]

Holiday Safety Tips: Simple Ways to Ensure a Safe and Happy Holiday Season

Trees – When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the label “Fire Resistant.” – When purchasing a live tree, check for freshness. A fresh tree is less of a fire hazard. A fresh tree is green, needles are hard to pull from branches and when bent between your fingers, needles do not break. The trunk […]