Illinois Poison Center Free Resources for Parents


In 2013, the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) received almost 45,000 calls involving children and adolescents 18 years old and younger and recently they reached out to us to share some free resources for parents and I was more than happy to spread the word because a lot of these are things parents may not know or even think about. Illinois Poison Center Free Resources for

Disaster Preparedness: Preparing for a Potential Disaster Based on Your Location

No matter where you are on earth, it’s pretty safe to bet that there’s the potential that there’s at least a small chance that any type of emergency or disaster might happen. OK, maybe an avalanche is not in the cards down in Cuba, or a tsunami in Colorado, but you never know. Of course, you run a much greater chance of experiencing certain types

Fab Find: uKnowKids – Parental Monitoring

As featured in Forbes, and U.S. News & World Report, uKnowKids makes parenting easier and gives you the tools you need to protect your kids. uKnowKids makes it easy to keep up with your kids as they grow and helps protect your children from online predators, bullying, and sexting. What you get with uKnowKids: Comprehensive Facebook Monitoring Mobile Phone & Text Message Monitoring Monitor

100,000 Consumers Join Mom’s Fight Against Enterprise Rent-A-Car

A Mother whose two daughters died in an accident in recalled Enterprise rental car launches petition signed by Enterprise customers and consumers in all 50 states. The petition on demands Enterprise stop opposing safety regulations that would keep recalled cars off the road. Below is a press release that I just received.. I have done no research on this but I feel that it’s

Gizmos and Gadgets for the Safety of Your Children

September is Baby Safety month. For any mother, a baby safety month is not required in order to ensure that they take every measure possible to keep their baby safe. However, the same may not be true of nannies or caretakers. There are countless stories of tragedies involving children and negligent or abusive caretakers. It is every parent’s duty to ensure that their home and