Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is recommending parents in Cincinnati to not purchase after-market car seat accessories.
Because their these products are not regulated, their is no mandatory or standardized testing procedures to ensure the product is safe. So those cute toys, such as the Tiny Love Take-Along Arch, Sunny Stroll could become a choking hazard. And just about any after-market product can be considered a hazard. This can lead a harmless window shade becoming a sharp projectile during an even minor car accident. Same goes for mirrors used to see your child in a rear facing car seat, such as the Britax Back Seat Mirror.
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When in doubt, get rid of it. Many kitchen appliances take up a lot of room and are barely used. Take that panini maker you really wanted for the holidays. When was the last time you used it? That’s what I thought…… get rid of it. Since you were not using it anyway, you will not notice that it is gone. Plus, if you DO happen to need that long gone appliance in the future, you now have the opportunity to get the latest technology.
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When times get tough, the tough make play-dough. This simple, malleable substance can keep kids entertained for an hour or more. And while they are entertained, you could be getting stuff done around the house (Yeah!).
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Cast iron cookware is the the best kitchen utensil for frying or sautéing. The more you use the pan, the more non-stick the pan becomes. Over time, a simple cast iron pan will become more nonstick than high end nonstick pans. That said, the sooner you can break in a cast iron pan the better. To break in a cast iron pan
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