Health Care’s Forgotten or In Between Family

The following entry was a finalist in our J.Doe Contest where people shared their challenges with health care.   We are the in between, forgotten family. Our income falls above the Federal Poverty Level yet below the level that is … Continue reading

Smoke Detectors Can Save Lives in an Emergency…For Real.

I’ve been disturbed by a tragedy that happened over the holiday weekend.  A fire that claimed the lives of five people, including three children.  As a mother this news is horrifying to me.  My heart is so saddened for everyone … Continue reading

5 Emergency Preparedness Tips for Parents During the Holidays

The holiday season tends to overcrowd emergency rooms (as if they weren’t crowded enough).  People falling off ladders putting up Christmas lights and decorative trees catching on fire aren’t the only things to blame. I’m going to create a little … Continue reading