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Each year, more than 200,000 kids are treated in hospital ERs for playground-related injuries. Many of these accidents can be prevented with supervision.

  1. Playground Safety

    Why Is Playground Safety Important? Playgrounds and outdoor play equipment offer kids fresh air, friends, fun, and exercise. But it’s important to make sure that faulty equipment, improper surfaces, and unsafe behavior don’t ruin the fun. You can make the playground entertaining and safe for your kids by checking equipment for possible hazards and following…

  2. How to Store Vegetables to Keep them Fresh

    Storing leafy greens to keep them fresh Leafy greens stay fresh longer if they’re rinsed, wrapped in a paper towel or tea towel, and refrigerated in a container or sealed plastic bag.   You can do this with lettuce greens, Bok choy, Swiss chard, kale, and spinach. Time saving tip – Washing and storing leafy greens as soon as…

  3. Be Prepared: How to Properly Use a Fire Extinguisher

    In case your fire extinguisher has been sitting around collecting dust, here’s everything you need to know before brushing it off and fighting a fire in your home the right way.   Choose the right fire extinguisher The first thing you need to know is the different classifications of fire extinguishers, and the second that not…

  4. Natural Remedies for Everyday Illnesses

    Natural remedies for cough and sore throat Tea – teas with ingredients like licorice and slippery elm have throat-coating properties that help reduce irritation. Honey – its throat-coating properties can soothe sore throats and suppress coughs. Have some on a spoon or stir it into tea. Echinacea* – can reduce the duration of cold symptoms,…