Keep Kids Safe Around Water With iSwimBand (Give away below)

I’ve been waiting a long time to review this device, Heroes. It’s the iSwimBand and it can warn parents if a child is in danger in the water. Created by Aquatic Safety Concepts, this app and corresponding sensor are really impressive. There are 2 different applications for this iOS device (the Android version is in […]

5 Pool Safety Tips for Babysitters

Once in a while I have a conflict in my schedule, and can’t be there with the family during pool time. Rather than deny my kids the fun of being in the pool, I will call in a babysitter. A family down the street has a young daughter who is super responsible (she’s a 16 […]

Summer is Almost Here: Let’s Talk About Pool Safety

Well, Heroes. Here in Michigan, summer is almost upon us. Time to think about staying safe around water. According to the Centers for Disease Control, drowning is the leading cause of traumatic death among children under 5 years of age (CDC.gov), as well as the leading cause of unintentional injury or death worldwide. Here are […]

7 Tips for Teaching Children Pool Safety

I love my kids, and want them to have a lot of fun at our family swimming pool. But bless them, they sometimes just don’t pay attention to dear old Mom when it comes to the safety. They just want to go splash and play.  So I’ve had to be creative at times to get […]

Keep Kids Alive: Be Safe Around Pools

Backyard pools can be a source of family entertainment and good times. They can also be so very dangerous. If you have a pool, or if your kids have access to friends/neighbors with one, there are some facts you need to keep in mind. Did you know a kid is 100 times more likely to […]

Babies in the Back Yard: Safety Tips Never to Skip

“Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.” – Thomas Carlyle Summer is practically here and what does summer mean to you? For me and my family, that means backyard fun! From barbeques and parties to backyard camping adventures! We all […]