Being Safe During Halloween – Halloween Safety Tips

Happy Halloween

Like you, I always wanted my kids to enjoy Halloween, but I worried about their safety. This was heightened every time Elli had a broken bone. It’s always important to do all we can to keep our children safe during Halloween, especially since most activities will be in the late evening. Some of your kids will be out after dark for the first time. So please heed these Halloween safety tips, whether or not your child has a broken bone or other injury: Continue reading

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6 Halloween Costume Ideas


After many years of dealing with my daughter’s 12 broken bones, I can truly say that it’s never fun having a broken bone or injury – especially during fun and active times like Halloween. What I have learned is how to either conceal, cover or incorporate a cast or boot into a Halloween costume. Following are my top 6 Halloween costume ideas: Continue reading

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Back-To-School Prep: Preventing Playground Injuries

Playground Injuries

As concerned parents, we have a lot to worry about when it comes to our kids. Their well-being and safety is always a top priority for us. That extends to the playground. Back-to-school is here for many of our children; therefore, I wanted to share some of my back-to-school prep tips for preventing playground injuries. Continue reading

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Back-to-School Checklist: 5 Tips to Get the School Year Off to a Smooth Start



It’s Back-to-School time again! There is sure to be mixed emotions as our children feel excited to see their friends again, sad that summer is over, and have some first-day jitters. As parents, we have the same range of emotions because we are relieved to be getting back into the school routine, yet disappointed that family vacation time has come to an end. In addition to the emotions, it’s an extremely busy time! Courtesy of, here is a back-to-school checklist featuring our top five tips to get the school year off to a smooth start. Continue reading

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