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    3 Tips To Ease The Stress of Fireworks on Combat...

    3 Tips To Ease The Stress of Fireworks on Combat...

    The sound of a beautiful firework overhead and the children cheer.  For most of us the sounds of fireworks do very little other than remind us of the...
    The sound of a beautiful firework overhead and the children cheer.  For most of us the sounds of fireworks do very little other than remind us of the July 4th holiday. However, to a combat veteran, the boom of a firework is an all too familiar sound.
    A Twenty-Something's Guide to Staying Safe In a New...

    A Twenty-Something's Guide to Staying Safe In a New...

    For any person, especially young people in an unfamiliar city, it is important to take precautions to protect ourselves and our individual well-being. Here...
    For any person, especially young people in an unfamiliar city, it is important to take precautions to protect ourselves and our individual well-being. Here are a few tips I've learned since moving to a new, unfamiliar place:
    Swimming Pool Safety Tips

    Swimming Pool Safety Tips

    There is nothing better than a cold swimming pool on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, this fun activity can also be very dangerous, especially when children...
    There is nothing better than a cold swimming pool on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, this fun activity can also be very dangerous, especially when children are involved. According to the American Red Cross, over 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year and there are also countless injuries caused as well. I don’t have kids of my own, but I spent most of my childhood summers at my neighborhood pool growing up and then was a lifeguard there for eight consecutive summers. I’m all too familiar with the potential dangers a pool presents and have put together a short list of top swimming pool safety tips.
    5 Home Safety Tips I Appreciate As A Dad

    5 Home Safety Tips I Appreciate As A Dad

    I realize just how much goes into keeping our home safe for our son. I take the extra time to put the scissors back where my son can't get to them. I put...
    I realize just how much goes into keeping our home safe for our son. I take the extra time to put the scissors back where my son can't get to them. I put padding on the sharp corners of my end tables. I make sure our home security system is armed and I never leave a Lego on the living room floor when I go to bed. 
    Tornado Safety

    Tornado Safety

    While tornados are more likely this time of year, they can happen at any time and in any place. Everyone should be equipped with basic safety knowledge so...
    While tornados are more likely this time of year, they can happen at any time and in any place. Everyone should be equipped with basic safety knowledge so they can protect themselves and others when the sirens sound. 
    What I Learned About Burglary After it Happened to Me

    What I Learned About Burglary After it Happened to Me

    After my house was broken into, I made a call to a local security company to get a security system for my home. I never thought it would happen to me, so I...
    After my house was broken into, I made a call to a local security company to get a security system for my home. I never thought it would happen to me, so I never had one installed, after all, I lived in a nice neighborhood that was fairly safe. However, like many, I made the call the day after I truly needed a security system.
    Protecting Pets with Life Safety Features

    Protecting Pets with Life Safety Features

    If my fire or carbon monoxide detectors were not being monitored and I wasn’t there, my dogs would have no way to call for help. So, then who would call for...
    If my fire or carbon monoxide detectors were not being monitored and I wasn’t there, my dogs would have no way to call for help. So, then who would call for help? The answer is sadly, most likely no one.

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