Category: Health

Are You a Hugger?

I Hug Back Online

Are you a “hugger”? Here’s a test… if someone hugs you, who lets go first? What about online? Do you give your friends virtual *hugs*? Does it matter? I’ve been thinking, now more than ever, that we all can use more hugs… even if some are only ‘virtual’?

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Why we started using an Air Purifier in our Home

AirFree p2000 air purifier

Like so many people these days, the health of my family is often at the fore front of my mind. Lately, so many health related issues seem out of my control. So I have been trying to focus on the aspects of our family’s health I can control. And the quality of the air my …

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A Dad Weighs In on Breastfeeding

A Dad Weighs In on Breastfeeding

Yes, I’m a dad and I’m about to talk about breastfeeding! Actually that’s the point of this blog. We don’t talk about it enough. I wish someone had talked to me.

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43 U.S. Children Died in Hot Cars Last Year – Please Read and Share these 7 Safety Tips

As much as you and I want to respond, “That could never happen to me!” The frightening reality is it could. In most cases it happens when a parent is sleep deprived (do you know many parents who aren’t) or under stress or have had a change in routine. And they simply, horribly, tragically forget. Data shows these incidents can even occur on days with mild e.g. 70°F temperatures, with vehicles reaching life-threatening temperatures very rapidly. Here are 7 tips that may save the life of your child or a friend’s. Please share!

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Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Too often parents suffer in silence after a miscarriage, believing they are alone, feeling perhaps somehow it was their fault. It’s time for the silence to end.

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10 Things Police Wish You Knew When You Hear the Doorbell Ring

With more of us shopping online than ever before how do you know when you should or shouldn’t answer that ring? Here’s some security advice our police shared.

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Is Halloween less safe today than when we were kids?

Trick or Treat Halloween Safety

Is it my imagination or is it really less safe for our kids these days? Part of me hopes it’s the 24/7 news and the ubiquitous Internet makes things seem worse?

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What were you Born to Do?

March of Dimes - Father's Day

Have you ever wondered how the world would be different without the people you love in it? How it would be different for those you love – without you in it?

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What I want for Father’s Day…

My baby daughter and me

Every year my wife tries to get ideas from me about what I might like – and usually I just shrug my shoulders. But this year I know. Read More >>

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