There’s nothing like the start of fall to shift home-related projects from the outdoors to the indoors. The leaves changing color, sweaters trickling into your wardrobe and pumpkin spice everything — it’s enough to spark your crafting spirits into a full-blown blaze. And with Halloween in sight, it’s a perfect time to get started on do-it-yourself decorations. [...]
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There’s a lot to love about autumn — the changing leaves, pumpkin carving, sweater weather — but when it comes to getting behind the wheel of a car, the change in season from summer to fall can add some challenges. With the wetter, frostier conditions, fallen leaves and fewer hours of daylight, it’s a good idea [...]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic violence is prevalent in every community and affects all people regardless of age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. Physical violence is often accompanied by emotionally abusive and controlling behavior as part of a much larger, systematic pattern of dominance and control. Domestic violence can [...]
Come Labor Day, after a few months of outdoor fun in the sun, you may start to think about moving indoors again. The kids have headed back to school, leaves are starting to turn color and the days are getting cooler and shorter. During this time when summer is winding down, but autumn hasn’t quite [...]
Football season and tailgating go hand in hand and spending a Saturday or Sunday grilling outside with friends and family before a game is always exciting. But it can also expose you to some risk. Make your tailgating experience more enjoyable by following a few simple tailgating safety tips before and after the big game. Respect [...]
Whether you’re a pro at the green-living lifestyle or just starting to be a little more eco-friendly, these six back-to-school tips require little effort and may help make a big difference when it comes to avoiding waste. And, as if helping the Earth isn’t incentive enough, these tricks may have a positive impact on your [...]
Summer is soon coming to a close, and as our little ones prepare to return to school, it’s worth taking a moment to refresh their knowledge of pedestrian safety. Busy school intersections, street crossings, and stationary and moving vehicles can all create safety hazards for kids. Preparing your kids with some basic pedestrian safety tips [...]
Back-to-school time can be very busy for students and parents alike. One item not usually on the top of to-do lists is car care maintenance. Whether they’re attending high school or heading off to college, this can be an opportune time to conduct a maintenance review to help get your student’s car ready for the [...]
It can sometimes be difficult to remember all the little things we should be doing to keep our families safe. Luckily there are a lot of observances during the year that remind us to take time out from our busy lives and think about safety. For all you fellow parents out there, here are what [...]
Recreational boating can be fun, but like any activity involving large machinery or vehicles, it can be dangerous if you’re not prepared. In 2015, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) reported 4,158 accidents that resulted in 2,613 injuries. The number of accidents increased 2.3 percent while the number of injuries decreased 2.4 percent when compared to 2014 [...]