Tips for Safe Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

As Halloween approaches lots of car dealers like Thompson Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Edgewood want you to be safe as you enjoy a night out with your children trick-or-treating.  For kids, Halloween night is one of the most exciting nights of the year. I mean who doesn't love free candy, and lots of it! From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is such a fun holiday for the kids and parents too.However, it can have … [Read more...]

Save Money on Car Insurance for Teens

If you are anything like me you have also been dreading the moment your teen gets in thier own car. Because you weren't sure how much more this was gonna cost you to add another driver to your insurance policy. As a parent, keep in mind when adding a teenager to your car insurance policy this can cause your premiums jump 50 percent or possibly double.  The reason for this is, because teen driver accidents are very … [Read more...]

What Can Parents Do to Stop Texting While Driving?

Over time distracted driving has become a huge issue and a major safety threat to U.S. drivers. Many parents like myself are worried about our teens getting into car crashes. Teens today are tech savvy, and addicted to thier cell phones. The problem with texting while driving is especially critical among teen drivers. Data has shown that our teen drivers from the age group of 16-19, are the greatest … [Read more...]

Prenatal Care: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Prenatal care involves the series of appointments and prenatal testing that are conducted by your healthcare professional throughout your pregnancy. The purpose of these visits is to monitor your health as well as the health of your baby. Depending on your medical history and your family medical history, your physician will determine your prenatal care plan. Prenatal care is essential to maintaining a healthy pregnancy. Find a Doctor The … [Read more...]

Baby Proofing Your Vehicle

Parents spend a lot of time and money just baby proofing their home, but do they ever stop to think what about their own vehicle? A vehicle is one of the most dangerous places you will put your baby in. You want nothing more than for them to be safe. You might be thinking, what more can you do besides buy a good car seat? Well here a few things you can do to keep your baby safe in the car:   Position the car … [Read more...]

Have Patience When Teaching Your Teen to Drive

It can be a tedious task to tech your teenager to drive. Most are in that phase where they feel like they already know, and neglect to listen sometimes. But it's your job as the parent to be calm and patient when helping your child to learn such an important life skill. However this can be one of the scarcest things for parents to do. Your teen is now out on there own and you are no longer with them, and they are in full control of what they are … [Read more...]

Important Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

Let's face it finding the perfect vehicle for your teen driver is to stress you out. There is so much to be consider. Teens are so excited to get on the road, they want to be able to go to friends' houses, and to the mall, or out to eat, they want to explore and have fun. Amongst all this fun, teenagers need to know that they need to stay safe and be cautious at all times.  Pick a Safe Car   Take your … [Read more...]

Family of 5 Alkaline Electric’s do the Food Desert Challenge

This post was sponsored by Y-USA as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. When I first learned about the food desert challenge I wondered what my family and I would do if we could not easily get to any grocery store for the best deal or healthier foods. Then I remembered we once were very poor with no car, and the nearest store was 2 to 3 miles away. We took a lot of buses everywhere but mostly did a lot … [Read more...]