May Contest ~ All About Safety!!!

As parents, we want nothing more than to protect our kids from harm – now we can do that in style with Tail Wags Helmet Covers.

Tail Wags come in a variety of great patterns, themes and colours and one can by yours for FREE by entering in our May Summer Safety Contest.

How to Enter:

Step 1: Like Tail-Wags on Facebook www.facebook.com/TailWagsHelmetCovers

Step 2: Visit http://www.tail-wags.com/ and comment below on your favorite cover design.  Be sure an include your email, City and Province/State so we can contact you when you win!

Two winners will be chosen; one from the US and one from Canada and they will be announced as a blog post comment as well as on twitter and facebook by 10am MST on May 31.  The winners will receive their favorite cover design!

 

 

 

Being the mom to a little boy who is… well… he is far from being little; I unfortunately had to learn the hard way the importance of ensuring that you lift and carry your child correctly. Earlier this year I suffered an injury to my arm that was so sever I was left unable to take care of my son on my own. For weeks I had to have someone with me 24/7 to help me take care of him.

The tips shared in this Guest Blog Post by Dr. Roop Patel BSC(Hons.) DC from energyXchange’s Blog are things that we all need to keep in mind to prevent such injuries.

Toting Tots – You were up all night, the baby was crying and now the telephone is ringing. Sound familiar? For most parents, this is a daily scenario. Parents are continually faced with strenuous physical demands such as chasing, lifting, feeding, and comforting their child which can be the perfect formula for body aches and pains.

Studies have shown that parenthood is a proven risk factor for back problems. The mechanism leading to back pain is believed to be associated with the repetitive lifting of children. Considerthe fact that parents may be lifting a 7-10 pound baby 50 times a day. By 12 months the child weighs approximately 17-pounds, and at 2 years, that child has become a 25-30 pound toddler.What’s a parent to do? Well, here are some simple tips that can help parents avoid aches, sprains, and strains.

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