National Preparedness Month: Family Plan

What is a Family Plan?

Family Plan

I am so used to creating and planning with the families I support. Whether it be creating birth plans, a plan for your postpartum period, meal plans, returning to work or daycare plans or a plan for company to visit once you are home. Sometimes the importance of planning for the “OTHER” things fall to the bottom of the pile. Have you created your family plan?

In light of September being National Preparedness Month, is your family prepared in case of an emergency? Fire? Falls? Poisoning? Drowning? Abduction? Having children means, you can never be too careful.

With the recent devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma and all the wildfires, it got me thinking about the importance of planning and preparing for the little things too.  In-home disasters (water line breaks) or emergencies (fire) could happen at any time.  This blog will discuss BASIC things for family safety in your home, not dealing with natural disasters! Read more

Keeping your family safe

Keeping your family safe

It’s the most HAZARDOUS time of the year…

Holiday home safety

The holiday season is among us which brings more visitors into your homes and extra busyness which can lead to less “close monitoring” of kiddos.  Kids are curious by nature and with all the lights, smells and pretty colors a lot of things end up in their mouths.

TIPS to Be Aware: 

More traffic in your house can bring in little rocks and pebbles, frequent vacuuming is a must! Read more

Holiday Safety for Your Baby- Part 1

Safety first
Safety first

 

This is your baby’s first Holiday season and you are excited to share with them the sparkly lights, tinsel, ornaments, music, bows, wrapping paper, boxes, Christmas trees, candles, poinsettias and presents. However, be aware of the safety hazards that come along with the holidays. Here are some easy guidelines to help protect your little one: Read more