As a parent, it is your responsibility to teach your children the ways of the world, including how to be safe. Television programs these days teach children safety measures in the wild, but it is our jobs to teach them the survival skills for the real world. What to do if they get lost – A lost child will be scared and panicked. Explain to them the importance of allowing you to find them and not the opposite. A lost, scared
With 28 million small businesses in America and nearly 1/3 of the population being employed by small businesses, it is important to analyze their impact. Being a small business owner comes with limits, and the worries at work often carry into the home. Many small business owners find themselves worrying about customer acquisition and retention, functionality and reliability of technology, talent management including recruiting and retaining staff, taxes, government regulations, healthcare reform, finances, and decreasing ability to acquire funds. Although
Don’t miss out on Spokane’s 100 Stories: A Centennial Exhibition event. Until January 30th, 2016, you can enjoy the event Wednesday through Sunday from 10AM until 5PM. Spokane’s 100 Stories Exhibit intends to educate locals on the past, present, and future in order to find success in our region’s future. Located at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, the exhibit will explain to locals the MAC’s role in maintaining, preserving, and interpreting the region of Spokane by means of
Many look forward to Memorial Day for a day off of work and family barbecues; However, it is important to take a moment to remember why we get the free day and commemorate the fallen men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Before heading out to a Memorial Day BBQ, consider volunteering at a local cemetery and placing American flags on the graves of soldiers or attending one of their early morning Memorial Day events. During your Memorial
Don’t miss out on one of Spokane’s most memorable events, ArtFest. ArtFest begins on May 30th and ends on June 1st. On Friday, the event will begin at noon and conclude at 8PM. On Saturday, the event will begin at 10 in the morning and end at 8PM and on Sunday, the event will begin at 10AM and conclude at 5PM. Located at the beautiful Coeur d’Alene Park in historic Browne’s Addition, the 3-day fine arts and music festival is
Automobiles and batteries have become so reliable in recent years, many people may not know the proper way in which to jump start a car. If that includes you or your teen drivers, here is the correct, and safe, way to jump a car. You’ll want to make sure you start with a good quality set of cables with well insulated grips. Pull the helping car close enough to the disabled vehicle so the cables will reach between the two vehicle’s batteries.
Every year hundreds of people die from electrical fires that could have easily been prevented had they used some simple preventive measures. Here are a few room by room safety tips that will help protect you and your family from an electrical fire. Before you begin, it’s a good idea to go through each room in your home to assess any potential electrical hazards. Living Room Make sure the light bulbs you use don’t exceed the specified wattage for each