Security Cameras Can Provide Safety

For some home owners who want the idea of feeling safer have security cameras installed over their garages aimed at the driveway or street, and possibly another one over their door entrance. Or at the back door entrance of the home. Often times these security cameras are basic, and some simply record surveillance, while others can show real time viewing. The idea of having a security camera allows the home owners to feel at peace knowing the camera is installed. Most of the time if an intruder sees the security camera he or she will do everything possible to avoid the camera, and in essence feel as though there are other additional security measures taken on the house. Such as …

After School Activity for the Hyperactive Child

ADHD refers to attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder. Most children who suffer from this disorder suffer from attention problems as well as hyperactivity. Parents of such children are well aware that inattention and hyperactivity continue throughout the day. Keeping such children busy after school hours can be as difficult as keeping them safe during the school day. The first step while choosing the right after school activity for your child is to understand how ADHD affects him. Is your child interested in sports? Is he put off by the fierce competitiveness, or does he find it hard to get along with teammates? Does your child vocalize his feelings, or is communication a problem? For a child suffering from ADHD, physical exercise is always beneficial. …

How Home Security Monitoring Works

Home security monitoring does not mean that there will be 24 hour a day surveillance of your home to ensure that your home is protected from a burglar. At least it does not mean that in a literal sense but home security monitoring does provide you and your family 24 hour a day protection from burglars and in some cases, even fire. The level of protection that you receive will depend on the complexity of your home security system and the capabilities of the security provider you have chosen. The one thing in home security monitoring that is relatively similar no matter which provider or system you choose is the sequence of events that occur while the security system is …

Halloween Fun and Safety

1) Take a flashlight with fresh batteries. A flashlight will help guide the way even if there are streetlights in your neighborhood. Glow sticks are also popular and come in lots of different glowing colors. Or add reflective tape to your child’s costume, shoes or flashlight. 2) Accept treats at the doorway only. Children should never go inside a house when trick-or-treating. 3) Do not to eat any of treats until each piece has been inspected. Home-made items should be thrown out. Gum, peanuts or hard candy should not be given to children under five because they are a choking hazard. 4) Stay on sidewalks. Walk on the sidewalks and stay out of the street whenever possible. If it is …