Dressing up in a costume to go ask for free candy from anybody with a porch light on is a kids dream! With these easy to follow tips and guidelines, having Halloween turn into a nightmare will be the farthest thing from everybody's mind. Talk to your kids about safety before they go out Trick or Treating and remind them that the best way to stay out of danger is to be aware of their surroundings!
Sledding is a great way to kill an afternoon on snowy days, have some fun with the family and get some outdoor winter exercise. I loved sledding as a kid, but now when I see 'B' pretending to have 'accidents' on the sledding hill we made in our front yard, I cringe to think of the possible dangers involved in sledding. Wiping out is fun, until somebody gets hurt.
Active kids don't like to have their movement constricted while playing in the water by bulky personal flotation devices, whether they are just splashing around, surfing, sailing, tubing or water skiing. Well, the folks over at Float Tech have created a great middle-ground solution for the worrying parent and their "indestructible" children.
The Hamilton Massachusetts Police Department is actively investigating a reported attempted abduction that occurred in the Town of Hamilton on the afternoon of May 7, 2012. The victim reported that a white van with possible blue markings on it pulled alongside the victim and motioned for the victim to come over. The victim ran into the woods and then returned home and reported the incident . The attached composite sketch was created by a police officer from information provided by the victim describing the operator of the van.
B is a hands-on boy. He not only must participate in the the goings-on in our daily home life, but he must direct the activities too - this behavior began at about 18 months. Many of our daily activities involve doing things in the kitchen and I realized right away that if I was going to get anything done throughout the day, B needed to have a safe stool to lift him up to counter height - a chair was not going to work.
Saturday, December 15
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