In the past, I’ve spoken highly of staying late at the office, meticulously planning your diet, and ensuring you’re getting in your required exercise. Though these are all things we should keep up with the majority of the time, I recently began to think otherwise. Are they really that important in the grand scheme of things?
Ah, the Fourth of July. I can almost smell the roaring grills and see the patriotic parade floats already. But as we all know, the Fourth of July is never complete without the vibrant explosions of red, white, and blue fireworks in the sky followed by the monstrous booms that echo into the night.
Summer is in full swing and that means days filled with swimming, grilling out, parades, and playing outside. I spend as much time as I can outside, soaking up the sunshine and warmth while it lasts. With all this time outside, we have to make sure we stay safe in the sun.
If you’re reading this, you’ve made it past the copious amounts of food and happy-family-fun-time of Thanksgiving, successfully avoided being trampled by crowds on Black Friday, and you’re well on your way to celebrating the holidays and a Happy New Year. But don’t utter that sigh of relief just yet. Read on for some helpful holiday safety tips!
With hot, sunny days approaching, swimming is the perfect way to cool down. Whether you visit your local public pool or fill up the plastic wading pool in your backyard, kids love getting on their swimsuits and being in the water. One of my favorite parts of summer as a child was strapping on my goggles and diving for various objects at the bottom of the pool.