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LorexBaby Sweet Peek Video Baby Monitor

Unless you plan to have your baby with you at all times, you probably will want to purchase a baby monitor at some point. I still use one for my toddler, to make sure I can fully hear him if he cries at night. If I had a bigger house, I’m sure I would need… Read More »

Safe Food Practices–Food Safety

Food safety is always important but is often overlooked when you are trying to save time. It is dangerous to ignore these food safety practices and it can be good to look them over from time to time. Health Canada says: “Chill, Separate, Clean and Cook.” Following these four steps will ensure a safe cooking… Read More »

Shoes for Crews–Slip Resistant Footwear

I usually dread shoe shopping because I never know what size I should buy since I have a wide foot and I always end up with low quality shoes that split and break in less than a year. I was offered a chance to try a pair of shoes from Shoes for Crews so I… Read More »

5 Most Important Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Halloween Safety Tips Halloween is coming soon and I want you to have fun but I also want you to be safe so please follow these 5 important Halloween safety tips for Trick or Treating.   1. NEVER Trick or Treat Alone No one, not matter how old, should ever trick or treat alone. If… Read More »

Turkey Cooking Safety for Thanksgiving

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! For my American friends, you can remember this info for a month from now when it’s your turn. International friends, perhaps you cook Turkey for another holiday, you can use this too! (c) Flickr User Bridget Colla. Used under creative commons license You don’t want your happy celebration to be abruptly ended… Read More »

Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel More Common Than You Think

This post brought to you by InsuranceHunter. All opinions are 100% mine. Insurance Hunter did a Neglected Driver Survey of 1003 Ontario parents with children under the age of 12 who take family road trips which revealed: – 30% of men have nodded off behind the wheel (and 14% of women)  – 23% of men… Read More »

5 Steps to Better Computer Posture and Less Back Pain and Headaches

Whether you are a fellow blogger, or you work in a sit down job using a computer, or just use your computer at home a lot, poor posture can lead to pain in back or headaches. It seems like everyone “knows” that to have good posture, you should “sit up straight” but there is more… Read More »

Safety With a Safety Razor–Or How My Child Shaved Off Her Eyebrows

Before the invention of the safety razor, men shaved with straight razors which could easily cut your skin and had to be used a certain way. I always wondered how they managed to shave with those things without cutting off their face! Now that we have razors that are housed in a plastic or metal… Read More »

Pink Shirt Day – No More Bullying

Why is it that some people feel it’s okay to put others down to make them feel better? Do they not realize there are other ways to feel good about themselves? Be An Upstander, not a Bystander! That’s the message shared throughout our school this Pink Shirt Day. All around Canada people are wearing pink… Read More »

Buzzed Halloween Driving – Be Careful!

This is a reminder to be extra careful when driving on Halloween night and to NOT DRIVE DRUNK! Halloween night is often one of the deadliest nights of the year due to the number of impaired drivers on the streets. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2009, 48 percent of all… Read More »