Big Kid Childproofing: Making Your Home Safer for Tweens and Teens

  When we think about childproofing, we’re taken back to a time of outlet covers, corner guards, toilet locks, and stair gates designed to protect our precious kids from some of the most dangerous phases of their development. But as any parent of an older child can tell you, danger, unfortunately, doesn’t end in toddlerhood. […]

The VERY Import Safety Question Parents Aren’t Asking

As parents we’re called upon to do a lot of things: teach, provide, care, and most importantly, protect our children. Like most, I take this parenting thing pretty seriously and would like to think that I’m doing a pretty good job. From covered electrical outlets to cushioned table corners, helmeted heads to school pickups and […]

My Husband Wants a Gun and I Don’t

You read the title; my husband wants a gun. Now I don’t know much about guns other than the fact that they kill people, but I’m really struggling with this now more than ever. Why? Because he’s decided to push the issue. We’ve been married nearly 15 years and from the moment we were handed […]