Babysitting and CPR / First Aid

Babysitting is an important job. It requires first and foremost, the love of children, but beyond that, there are many qualifications you must possess in order to be a good and responsible babysitter. Children of all ages have needs that require tending to. You will need to be aware of the different age groups, and […]

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An Intersection of Need and Know-how

Some might call it a bizarre set of coincidences, while others would say it was divine intervention. Either way, the fact that a 22-month old girl survived cardiac arrest was a miracle directly attributable to the CPR training of a passerby.   The toddler was visiting with relatives in St. Catharine’s, Canada, when the crisis […]

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An Innocent Child

“A parent should never have to bury their child”. To lose a child is something that causes the most indescribable pain a human being can feel, both physically and mentally. Some people never recover, while others use it to gain strength. Watching the dedicated medics and firefighters perform CPR on my baby and do everything within their power to try and save him, made me have a new found respect

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How to Tell if Your Baby is Choking

As a baby starts to eat more solid food this becomes more and more of a possibility. This is complicated by the fact that some babies are more vocal than others which can make confusing for parents to know if their baby is really choking.

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