Keeping your kids warm…and safe…in the car!

  With the cold and the snow comes the challenge of keeping little ones warm in their car seats. Challenge you may ask…what about a coat?  Well believe it or not a child’s bulky winter jacket can interfere with the safety of a car seat! In some cases, the extra layer can make it hard(…)

Target Recalls Circo Girls’ Fleece Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Name of Product: Girls’ Circo Fleece Blanket Sleepers Units: 42,000 Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description: The recalled one-piece feet pajamas are fleece and were sold in sizes 12 months, 18 months, 2T, 3T, 4T, XS,(…)

Places You Gotta See:  Lighthouses

Places You Gotta See: Lighthouses

Imagine all the things that a lighthouse has seen:  large ships, small ships, battles at sea, a pirate or two.  Have you ever been to a lighthouse?  How about your kids?  It’s time to start that bucket list of things to see and do with your kids.  Every first and third Wednesday we will give(…)

Bugaboo Recalls Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

Name of Product: Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Model Strollers Units: About 46,300 in the U.S. and 4,440 in Canada Importer: Bugaboo Americas, of El Segundo, Calif. Manufacturer: Bugaboo International B.V., of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Hazard: A button on the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young(…)

Target Recalls Children’s Two-Piece Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Name of Product: Children’s two-piece pajama sets Units: About 560,000 Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. Manufacturer: Makalot Garments Co. Ltd., of Taiwan Hazard: The children’s cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This poses a burn hazard to children. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description: This(…)

Cold Weather and Teen Skin

Cold Weather and Teen Skin

You might consider the hot, sticky days of summer the worse time for teenage skin but surprisingly, cold, winter, weather can be problematic for your teen’s skin as well.  When the furnace kicks on the air is warmer, but it is also much drier and plays havoc on everyone’s skin.  The decrease in humidity literally sucks the(…)