Things to know should your child be locked in a car. How do parents or caregivers forget their child in the car? And do they truly forget or do they not want the hassle of taking their child out while they run a “quick” errand or two? Now, I get as parents and caregivers that […]
I am a single mom of three boys who keep me on my toes. Struggling with the day to day and finding the blessings within each moment. Navigating thru motherhood one hop, skip and jump at a time.
The scary truth of exhaust fans. How many of you use your non-continuous exhaust fans? Non-continuous exhaust fans are those fans that are above your stove or in your bathroom or your laundry room. We use these fans every day. In fact, the management at my apartment complex even encourages us to keep them on […]
Despite what you might think, being a victim of drowning only takes seconds. “Drowning does not look like it is portrayed in Hollywood. Drowning is silent, drowning victims are physically unable to call out for help. In 10 percent of childhood drowning’s, the adult will actually watch them do it, having no idea it is […]
MOMS Orange County lays the groundwork for keeping OC kids healthy. Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to go to the Healthy Beginnings, Bright Futures Luncheon and Fundraiser hosted by MOMS Orange County. MOMS Orange County is a non-profit organization helping mothers and their families raise healthy babies by offering health coordination, education, resources […]
Fire Captain Concialdi educates POC’s own blogger on the rules and regulations of preventing kitchen fires. This picture totally had my mind ablaze when my friend, MassholeMommy posted it on Instagram. It was one of those “Throwback Thursday” pictures and I believe it was captioned something like, “The day I set the microwave on fire […]
My hoapili (good friend) Barbara, and her ku`uipo (sweetheart) Todd, recently turned 50 years old. I was honored and thrilled when she asked if I would assist them with throwing a Hawaiian-themed party (that we creatively called Hawaii 5-0). We took one look at the palm trees, flowers, hammocks, wicker patio chairs and their backyard […]
By Adrianne Grant I’m still not sure how I was persuaded to host a swim / movie party for my teenage son and his 14 friends. I suppose I should be somewhat grateful as 22 were originally invited. On the other hand, only 12 RSVP’d that they’d be coming so either way the math was […]