Category Archives: Health and safety

One Solution to Germs and Odors – Last Chance

Hi you all! Those of you who follow me know that I am excited about the solution of UV-C light to killing germs. One solution is an air purifier that has a UV light in it. Imagine! Reducing germs in your … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things to do for Preparedness in a CDC or In-Home Center

1. Post evacuation procedures. Be able to leave in 5 minutes, with everything you need and for sure not leaving any child behind. Test this thoroughly. 2. Have a plan for sheltering in place and evacuating and test them. 3. … Continue reading

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Scientific Studies Show UV-C Light is Germicidal

B. I. Callies, “SUMMARY REPORT Background levels of viable bacteria and fungi in the indoor air and on surfaces in Ingham Regional Medical Center “before and after” the UVGI-HVAC installation.  Michigan State University, Feb. 2009 The objective of this project … Continue reading

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Communicable Diseases in the Workplace

We rejoice with Liberia that they may now close down clinics set up to treat Ebola, given a lack of new cases for more than 2 months. Surely Liberians are grateful both for altruistic doctors and the president’s calling of … Continue reading

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Rashes – List With Pictures and Advice

Here is a list, with pictures, of the most common rashes children have. Very valuable. http://www.todaysparent.com/kids/kids-health/rashes-on-children/?gallery_page=12#gallery_top Feel so grateful that I have experienced so few with my children. Right now, it is time to do everything we can for prevention. … Continue reading

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Parafin is a Toxin

Candles are lovely.  Occasionally they are worth the fire hazard. I have discovered, however, that some do not know that parafin smoke is a toxin.  Be sure that you have adequate ventilation! Even better, use beeswax candles, or some other … Continue reading

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Did you miss the Clean & Green Topic?

When I was a director I noticed that the more we tried to eliminate germs, the more we introduced toxins to the environment.  I was at a loss as to how to do any more.  Now I have some answers. … Continue reading

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Calm Ebola Fears

I am hearing from a variety of sources that people are getting freaked out about ebola.  No amount of reassurance seems to help anymore, because people rightly distrust government and do not distrust their information source. You do know that … Continue reading

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Detox! Hydrate!

Detoxing, drainage, off loading toxicity is all the rage among the health-interested adults. I am not going to urge you try some de-toxing protocol on children, but I am going to remind that you pay how important it is to … Continue reading

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Promised list of resources for children's learning problems in Austin now posted.

Here is the promised to post resources in Austin for children with special learning needs .   This is not necessarily an exhaustive list, just the ones I know about. Please be invited to post your favorites too.  I do … Continue reading

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