Simple Ways to Lower Your Daily Stress Levels

It is so easy to become stressed out in the fast-paced and busy environment of our everyday lives. Balancing work, family, friends, and everything else can very quickly start to overwhelm us, and serve as a serious drain on our mental health and wellbeing. While it might, in our very darkest times, be tempting to drop all our responsibilities and go live a simpler life in a secluded cabin out in the forest, there are simpler methods of reducing stress levels you might want to consider … [Read more...]

Women & Childcare, 10 Tips On Child Passenger Safety

10 Tips On Child Passenger Safety The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that the number one cause of death among children in the United States is injury sustained in motor vehicle crashes. Unfortunately, some of these deaths and severe injuries could easily be prevented by following some simple car safety guidelines in relation to child passengers. These 10 tips can help you keep your child safe while you’re on the road, and 'should not be neglected' even … [Read more...]

Childcare, Five Significant and Common Car seat Mistakes

In September 2012 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the findings of its National Child Restraint Use Special Study, a national sur­vey of child restraint system use in children from birth to age 8. The study revealed five significant and common car seat mistakes. These included: 1. Using the wrong harness slot. When it comes to car seat harnesses, best practice dictates that in rear-facing seats the slots at or below the child’s shoulders should be used. For … [Read more...]

Make Sure New Media is Not a Source of Distracted Driving

AIDS.gov encourages the use of new media to respond to public health issues, and to meet our audiences’ needs, we offer content through social media. Over time, we are seeing a major shift in the way people are accessing our content—nearly 50% of our traffic is now coming from mobile devices. While we are excited about this enormous upsurge in mobile use, we are mindful that there are potential dangers to using mobile devices—especially while driving. Since Distracted Driving month in … [Read more...]

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