Category: Safety

Keeping Your Kids Safe Through the Colder Months

You may think that, as the weather cools down, your kids will be more inclined to want to spend more time indoors. Except, you’ve forgotten about the joys of rolling around in piles of raked leaves, making snowmen, and ice skating on a frozen pond. So, your kids may actually want to start playing outside Read More…

How to Keep Your Kids Safe at School This Year

As your kids go back to school, you’re probably wondering how you can keep them safe. If they use the school bus, you may worry about them walking to and from the bus stop (or even all the way to school, depending on where your house is located). Problems at school, whether physical or emotional, Read More…

5 Back-to-School Safety Tips When You Start College

Starting college is an amazing experience. For many people, it’s the first time they’re getting out of their parents’ house, and it provides the perfect transition from being dependent upon your parents to being independent. Especially if you’re living in a dorm or other college housing, it’s a great way to strike out on your Read More…

How to Keep Elderly Relatives Safe at Home

As your loved ones start to age and lose some of their mobility, it’s important to figure out how much care they may need, and by whom. Except in cases of extreme physical or mental disability, it is probably not necessary for an elderly family member to move into a nursing home. But what can Read More…

3 Dangerous Things You Probably Do in Your Home

Even the most security-conscious people can forget the little things. Security isn’t always comprised of big things, such as keeping an eye on your kids when they play in the front yard. Sometimes, the little things can be a big deal when it comes to safety. This is especially true as it relates to your Read More…

How to Help Your Teen Get a Neighborhood Job

Getting your first genuine job is a rite of passage. However, your child doesn’t have to wait until he or she can apply for a job at the local fast food chain to start earning money. A neighborhood job can be a great way for your child to earn a little bit of money while Read More…

How to Stay Safe on a Family Vacation

A vacation can be a great time to bond with the other members of your family and build memories together. However, anytime you’re in an unfamiliar location, it’s also important to pay attention to safety. Whether you’re traveling internationally or merely going to a local theme park, you need to make sure you remain safe. Read More…

Is Your Online Date a Felon?

Online dating is more popular than ever. With dozens of incredibly popular dating apps and websites, it’s common to set up a date with someone you’ve never met face-to-face. Most dates that are set-up through an app or website go off without a hitch (except, maybe, the lack of a connection). However, occasionally, there’s a Read More…

How to Establish a Neighborhood Watch

A neighborhood watch can be a great way to make your neighborhood a little safer. Although a call to 911 is effective, it takes time for police and other responders to react to calls. Even with the fastest response time, it may end up being too late to keep someone from being harmed. A better Read More…

Home Security Systems: DIY vs. Professional

Options for a good home security system used to be much simpler: you needed a deadbolt, a heavy door, and a solid baseball bat. However, as technology has advanced, it’s provided many more (and safer) options for protecting homes. A number of companies now provide home security monitoring. And still more provide technology that you Read More…