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It is frightening to see parents or temporary guardians put small children in the backseat and barely have them strapped in, much less in a properly installed car safety seat. Please observe these guidelines from heathychildren.org. Protect your loved ones!
Types of Car Safety Seats at a Glance Age GroupType of SeatGeneral GuidelinesInfants/ToddlersInfant seats and rear-facing convertible seatsAll infants and toddlers should ride in a Rear-Facing Car Safety Seat until they are 2 years of age or until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their car safety seat’s manufacturer.
Toddlers/PreschoolersConvertible seats and forward-facing seats with harnessesAll children 2 years or older, or those
younger than 2 years who have outgrown the rear-facing weight or height
limit for their car safety seat, should use a Forward-Facing Car Safety Seat with a harness for as long as possible, up to the highest weight or height allowed by their car safety seat’s manufacturer. School-aged…
Sponsored by the Philadelphia Department of
Public Health, the Smoke Free Philadelphia program provides free stop
smoking classes (including free Nicotine Replacement Therapy-gum and
patches) and free educational material to help make for a more healthy
Philadelphia. Call, 215-683-LIVE. www.smokefreephilly.org
- Click here for smoke free pledge
Get a free smoke alarm and/or carbon monoxide detector. As part
of a national fire and poison prevention initiative, many state fire
marshals and local fire departments offer the life-saving devices at no
charge to low-income homeowners and renters, as well as seniors. Many times they even come out and install!
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt
I BELIEVE. I wish to leave a legacy of love and joy. I am putting myself on blast and walking into the light of my potential to change the world with your help!! For those of you who know me... which is most likely anyone reading this post (LOL)... I have an enthusiasm for life (most noted by my fondness for exclamation points) and believe that if you want it you have to make it happen!!
This year I set some serious goals for myself and I wrote them down in several locations.
If you want to make it happen in your life... If you will no longer create or accept excuses for your life and instead take control of your life... we can celebrate phenomenal personal growth every day.
Each day is a gift and an opportunity. Nothing is promised and nothing is perfect. If you can frame your mind around the positives of your situation and work to find solutions- you may just skip the anxiety, …