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Persistent cries? Check the toes/fingers...

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"Guard himself as he may, every moment’s an ambush" ~ Horace

I read a post (on Facebook) a couple of months ago about Scott and Jessica Walker's experience with their baby. Scott Walker shared it on his wall, and this is what the post says:
*I have permission to share it here*
"Had a small scare this afternoon with Ms. Molly (their 19-month old daughter). What happened was new to me, but apparently not totally uncommon, so I figured I'd share with my fellow parents out there. I was with the family over lunch and Molly was cranky and screaming - nothing out of the ordinary. As worked up as she was getting, she started to overheat, which prompted Jess to remove her socks and cool her down.

Fire safety - I would never have thought of that

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Think of fire before it starts ~ Unknown


I watched this video on fire safety a couple of weeks ago, and I thought to share it here, although not entirely limited to baby/child safety. I've been wanting to write about fire safety for a while now, especially with our peculiar problem of erratic power supply (a major cause of fire outbreaks). 

I'm  always very concerned about leaving electrical appliances plugged in when not in use (especially the ones that heat up). I did something very silly the other day. I left an electric kettle plugged in while I went to jog in the morning. There had been no power supply the night before, and when it came