Properly Installing a Child Safety Seat

When traveling with the children in the car, safety should always be the top priority. According to the DMV, however, seven out of 10 child safety seats are not installed properly. This poses unnecessary increased risk to the traveling child. There are several things you can do to make sure that you are properly installing a […]

Winter Storm Safety Tips: Keep Your Family Safe in the Storm

The snow is still coming down with no end it sight! We hope you are all staying safe and warm. Patient First sent over some Winter Storm Safety Tips. Take a look below: Shoveling Snow Winter Storm Safety Tips A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a health risk for many people.  Snow shoveling […]

Come Home Alive Safe Driving Program

  Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement representatives and community members. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, Come Home Alive complements the driver education […]

The Online Frontier: What Your Kids Need to Know

Over the past few years, the Internet has become tightly intertwined with our social and professional lives. It is now mandatory for our kids to have Internet access so they may competently complete their school work and research information. Our kids also utilize the Internet to engage with their friends through email, instant chat, and […]

Help Keep Your Child Safe Around Water With These Products

As a mom, you are the number one method of keeping your precious child safe in the water. From keeping your eyes on your daughter as she does her hundredth cannonball to staying within arm’s reach of your son as he takes his first tentative dog paddles, water safety starts with you. Even the most […]

Tips For Applying Hot and Cold Pain Relief

Guest post by Jessica Myers, PT, DPT, MPH, CMTPT, CSCS, FMSC . Clinical Director of the Tidewater Physical Therapy Powhatan Band-Aids at the ready. Check. A fully outfitted first aid kit complete with gauze, antiseptic, rubber gloves and more. Check. Bag of peas in the freezer. Check. Heating pad in the linen closet. Check. Moms tend […]

Dive Injury Prevention: No What UR Divin’ N2

As summer gets into full swing, Cole Sydnor, the 20-year-old University of Richmond junior wants you to consider diving safety whether you are at the beach, in the pool, or at the “Rivah”, as they say here in Richmond. I introduced you to Cole in my last article, Roll with Cole Sport-a-Thon, where I told […]

College Nannies and Tutors Helps Keep Nannies Safe

If you’re hoping to make some extra cash or your college student is hoping to make some money over the summer, you could be targeted in an online scam. NBC12 covered fake nanny ads and called in College Nannies + Tutors for expert advice. Locally owned and operated College Nannies + Tutors keeps nannies and families safe […]

Fire Saftety

The Henrico County Fire Department will visit with preschoolers to talk about fire safety. A fire truck may be available for a close-up look. (Free)

Child ID Event

Get an ID for your child. It only takes about 5 minutes, and you will receive other safety information, too.