School Bus Safety

Each school year is an exciting time for children to make new friends, learn new things, and for some, ride the school bus. Every day approximately 20 million students use school buses as transportation to and from school. Although school buses represent the safest...

Bullying Protection Tips

Protecting your child against Bullies Compared to all of the things kids can become involved in this day and age, bullying behavior might seem to be insignificant. But, it isn’t.  More than 160,000 kids skip school every day because of bullying. What is...

Hunting Safety Advice

Hunting. It has been around for thousands of years. It is as much a part of Louisiana culture as are the moss draped oaks and festivals celebrating our way of life. But just as hunting can be challenging and invigorating, so can it be very dangerous as well, says...

Hurricane Emergency Preparedness Plans

Before, during and after the storm…. Hurricane. The mere mention of the word causes concern for south Louisianans inland and those along the coastal region of the state. And, it is with good reason, too. A hurricane is an enormously powerful force of nature,...

Identity Theft Safety Advice

  Are You At Risk For It takes surprisingly little to become a victim of identity theft. A social security number or other personal identification ending up in the wrong person’s hands can make one’s life a lot more than just unpleasant. Here are...

Mardi Gras Safety

Mastering the fine art of doing Mardi Gras with kids can lead to a tear-free, giggle-filled day. Children love the process, so let them assist in getting ready for any parties, help decorate the house and plan what costume they want to wear, explaining the custom and...