Safety

Free Car Seat Checks in Huntsville

Free Car Seat Checks in Huntsville

The four technicians that are Rocket City Car Seat Safe have one goal – to make your vehicle as safe as possible for your kids. This week is Car Seat Safety Week, and it’s the perfect time to call on them for their FREE services. “Parents are more informed than ever about kid’s safety issues,” according(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔

Helping Kids (and Parents!) Navigate the Internet & Social Media

Helping Kids (and Parents!) Navigate the Internet & Social Media

Why do you always have to be on your cell phone? No more gaming for today! I’ll let you know when you can get on Facebook! Do these statements sound familiar? Conflicts between parents and kids related to the internet and social media can be an everyday occurrence in most households. How can we cope?(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔

What Happened When I Asked If Guns Were In the House

What Happened When I Asked If Guns Were In the House

The short answer? Absolutely nothing. Or rather, I got a straight reply, and then felt like a HUGE weight had been lifted from my shoulders. And so did the other mom – later, she thanked me for bringing it up. The question never fails to pause the conversation, but it’s imperative parents get more comfortable(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔

Severe Weather Safety: Before and After the Storm

Severe Weather Safety: Before and After the Storm

Three years almost to the day of the devastating storms that hit Alabama in 2011 we are once again preparing for severe weather. As often as they occur, it can be tempting to get complacent about tornados but since that experience in 2011 there are few in this part of the country that don’t get(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔

Tornado Safety for Families

Tornado Safety for Families

It’s April, and if you’ve lived in Madison County for any amount of time your “Tornado Spidey Sense” might be tingling right about now. Huntsville has a long history of weathering these storms, and there’s a big reason we’re #2 on The Weather Channel’s “Top 10 Tornado Cities” list. If you’re a parent, Tornado Season(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔

What Happened When I Had My Car Seats Checked

What Happened When I Had My Car Seats Checked

I’ll admit it. I’m a bit of a nut for car seat safety. If I’m being honest, I’m a bit of a nut for child safety in general. I have been guilty of being a helicopter mom and I’m working on that, but when it comes to car seat safety, I wear the badge proudly.(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔

Hope for the Challenging Child

Hope for the Challenging Child

After 30 years as a pediatrician, I’ve seen that in every arena parents face many challenges. It’s difficult to get a child to: eat a balanced diet play creatively outdoors play peaceably with other children obey simple directives Many parents are startled with behavior and attitude problems. The sources of these problems are many, among(…)

READ ARTICLE ➔


Google+