Put That Sunscreen On Today!

This incredible video will show you how the sun sees you. Here were my thoughts while I was watching the video: “Isn’t it amazing how healthy a child’s skin is? Wow, I’m stubborn. I usually refuse to wear sunscreen because lotions annoy me. I think I’ll wear sunscreen from now on! It would be great to have […]

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Bullying Statistics [Infographic]

“1 in 4 boys who bully will have a criminal record by age 30.” – American Medical Association Bullying is a big problem. The United States government even built a website (Stop Bullying) filled with resources that help children, parents, teachers and others learn more about bullying and how to stop it. Learn the high […]

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Tips for Dealing With Internet Addiction

It’s no secret – we’re a society that relies heavily on the internet. As our technology becomes more advanced, we also increase our reliance on being connected to the internet 24/7. While this in itself isn’t a bad thing, it has introduced a unique issue – internet addiction. If you ask the average person, they […]

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Family Safety During an Ocean Vacation

The beautiful summer sun shines in a cloudless sky, as you lounge in a beach chair watching the ocean waves. Your family is around you, the sunshine is warm, and the tang of salt water is tangible on the light breeze. It’s the perfect family vacation! During the summer months, thousands of families take to […]

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4 Reasons Why You Should Take a First Aid Class

A few years ago, a group of hikers left on a day-long excursion to the mountains. However, when a storm hit, they weren’t able to return home. During the storm, they lost the trail, and became completely stranded in the woods. Without any supplies, food or water, the hikers had to figure out how to […]

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How to Choose a Kevlar Vest for Personal Protection

Let’s face it – the chance of you actually needing to wear a kevlar vest (unless you’re in law enforcement) are very small. Though handgun crimes are common in certain areas, the average person has an extremely low chance of needing bullet protection. However, some people like the peace of mind offered by a bulletproof […]

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5 Surprising Myths About Home Security

Some experts estimate that around 14% of homes in the United States are protected by monitored security systems. However, a burglary occurs every 15 seconds in the US. When asked why they don’t have a monitored security system, many people often cite one (or several) popular home security misconceptions. Here are five common home security […]

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Family Home Evacuation Strategies

There are hundreds of articles, publications and videos that talk about the importance of preparing your family for a potential disaster. However, did you know that less than 5% of families have an evacuation strategy for their home? There are a wide variety of scenarios which might require you to leave home in a hurry. […]

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Paranoia or Preparedness?

It’s interesting to note the negative connotations attached to the word “preparedness”. Most people equate preparedness with the image of paranoia, conspiracy theories and a negative view on organized government. However, the true definition of preparedness couldn’t be farther from that stereotype. Preparedness is less of a “lifestyle”, and more of a “mindset” that defines […]

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