October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. We spoke with experts about what to do if it happens to a friend or family member.
Car crashes are one of the leading causes of death and serious injuries for children and yet many people approach car seat safety as an afterthought. A CPST is always happy to help answer any questions you might have, but here are some tips to help you get off on the right foot!
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If you’ve got little ones in your home (or are expecting some soon) then this free series of child safety classes from Huntsville Hospital is for you.
Rocket City Mom is partnering with the First Lady of Alabama, Mrs. Dianne Bentley, and Verizon to shine a spotlight on a troubling issue this holiday season. But we need YOUR help. There are anywhere from 3,000,000 to 10,000,000 children and teens each year in the United States that are witness to, or a victim of […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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. […]
My husband will tell you that I am pretty logical about most things in life, but that I am paranoid about three things: Cruise ship balconies Tidal waves Convertibles When we were on our honeymoon cruise, I would not let him sit on our room balcony unless I was in the room because I was […]
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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 […]