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Summer Safety Tips That Will Prevent Catastrophe

By David Robinson

Getting Serious About Family Safety Summer’s on the way, soon swimming and water-related activities will take center stage. Water sports and play are a popular way of enjoying the hot weather and getting some physical activity during the summer. A dip in the pool also has many health benefits. Here are some summer safety tips […]

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How to use Car Seat Safety Guidelines to Protect Precious Cargo

By David Robinson

Car Seats and Safety Many parents and caregivers are not following car seat safety guidelines. Worse yet, some are not strapping their kids in at all. This causes thousands of kids to be severely injured or killed each year. It’s a crying shame because most of these injuries and deaths are entirely preventable. To give your […]

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How To Survive A Plane Crash, Things You Should Know When Flying

By David Robinson

A funny thing happened the other day. I was walking out the door, on my way to catch a plane to Kansas City. Suddenly my wife says, –“Be careful “–. Hmm, well, I don’t know about you, but when I’m on a plane, I always leave it up to the pilot to be careful. I […]

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Webcam Hacking 101, is Your Webcam Watching You?

By David Robinson

Webcam hacking has become a major threat to anyone who has cameras in their home connected to the internet. The world is a dangerous place, and crooks and scammers are always on the lookout for ways to make a quick buck at our expense. We shred documents, safeguard PIN numbers and install alarms on our […]

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Are Microwaves Safe? Things You Need to Know

By David Robinson

Are microwaves safe? There’s always been something just a little too easy, about using microwave ovens. It’s almost spooky how fast they heat your food. There has to be some kind of trade-off, nothings free you know. I’ve always used microwaves sparingly. I reasoned; there was no way food could get hot or cook that fast […]

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Dangerous Foods You Need To Stop Eating Now

By David Robinson

Hi, just in case you noticed; Familyopolis has been on vacation schedule for the past couple of weeks and blog posts have been a little sporadic. I took some time off from my day job and spent some time with family and friends. I’ve got one more week off so my posting may still be a […]

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Gorillas In Our Midst

By David Robinson

When I heard about the shooting of Harambe the adored gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a child fell into his enclosure. I immediately thought of all my many trips to the Kansas City Zoo with my daughter when she was a toddler. I also took my new family and all our kids there on our […]

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Are We Safe? Facts About Terrorism and the Media

By David Robinson

Fair or not, acts of terror we never hear about happen every day around the world. One more piece of evidence that America is in more danger from right-wing extremist than threats from outside forces. If you had any doubts that the media covers terrorist attacks in certain parts of the world better than in others; […]

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Sex, Selfies and How Social Media Effects Teen Girls

By David Robinson

  It used to take hard work to become famous. That was before the arrival of Youtube and social media. Now apps like Snapchat, Whisper, and Kik Messenger make it possible for kids to have all sorts of things going on without their parent’s knowledge. What do these apps do? These are Social media apps that let […]

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How surviving a mass shooting changed this woman’s life

By David Robinson

She’s still surviving a mass shooting that happened years ago. She was 16 years old, when she was shot several times by a hate-filled, Nazi-influenced, maniac. Now a grown woman, she was only a child when she was forced into the horrible position of protecting five and six-year-old children from a crazed gunman in the […]

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