Water Fun in the Sun

A few years ago, we got caught up in the same back yard instant pool bug that everyone else seemed to have. It seemed like such a simple and easy solution...unroll, put in water and Voila! Instant backyard pool with hours of endless lounging and backyard fun. Well, that was the fantasy. The reality? The pool never held its water. The pool top kept flying. And, the ladder barely fit over the pool’s … [Read more...]

Cybersafe and Savvy Tip 11: texting & moving is an accident waiting to happen


Even though there are laws and news reports stating the dangers, it seems to be happening more and more. I don't even have to look to know it happened again...it's that consistent. In fact it happened again the other day. I was driving into a parking lot and a lady driving in a minivan turned into the same lot, very quickly, and almost hit me and a few pedestrians. I stopped to get out of her … [Read more...]

Friday Digital Byte: This Mother’s Day, don’t forget to send mom a text!


Technology sometimes gets a bad rap but the truth is it can be one of the best ways to stay in touch with the people we care about. Whether’s it’s a quick, “hi” or a reminder to your kids about that appointment after school, I find some forms of technology, especially texting, can be incredibly powerful. So, this Sunday, on Mother's Day, send Mom a text. And, if you want to add a special … [Read more...]

Finding A Doctor When Sick Away From Home

Never say never. One of these days it will happen, guaranteed. You will be on the trip of a life time, the very trip you’ve been planning for months, when suddenly you hear that poorly timed comment “Mom, I’m not feeling so great”. You’ll freeze and immediately think: “this can’t be happening!” We learned first hand just how paralyzing it can feel to have sickness strike on vacation just a few … [Read more...]