Are You Textually Active?

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by SSF in Family Living

 

Text messaging has changed the way we communicate. This is especially true for kids and families. Kids are constantly texting with their friends, and many parents rely on texts to keep track of their kids, where they are, what they’re … Continue reading

 
 

The Wonders And Physics Of Santa Clause [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on December 20th, 2013 by SSF in Family Living

 

Tis the season for family time, presents and giving! And in this cheerful season of gift-giving, who else represents the holidays more than jolly old Santa Claus? And while we all know the story of how Santa and his elves … Continue reading

 
 

Firearms In The Home: Safe or Dangerous? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on December 6th, 2013 by SSF in Home Safety

 

Here at Safe Sound Family, we aim to cover all aspects of home safety, whether by teaching you ways to increase the security of your home, or showing you how to identify popular and avoidable security threats. As of late, … Continue reading

 
 

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Take Your Children to R-Rated Movies

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by Katelyn Roberts in Family Living

 
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The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc (MPAA) helped to create the rating system we use for movies back in 1966 to replace the Hays Code. Today, the Rating Board, which assigns ratings to movies, consists of eight to 13 … Continue reading

 
 

Reducing Your Home’s Carbon Footprint: 4 Cash-Conserving Ways to Do It

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by SSF in Green Living

 
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released the first part of its six-year update on the state of climate change across the planet. The report states that there is a 95 percent certainty that the actions of human beings … Continue reading

 
 

Home Security Systems: Technology That Keeps Your Family Safe

Posted on November 4th, 2013 by SSF in Home Security

 

Home security systems range from a simple setup with a few cameras to a full, sophisticated setup with motion sensors for doors and windows, multiple camera configurations, smoke, fire and water detection alerts, and smartphone-enabled controls allowing home owners to … Continue reading

 
 

5 Family Friendly Movie Series to Marathon

Posted on October 3rd, 2013 by SSF in Family Living

 

A movie marathon is a great way to spend a lot of quality time with friends and family. They’re easy to plan and put together and they’re relatively stress free. The only difficult part is deciding which movies to marathon. … Continue reading

 
 

Better Safe Than Sorry: 3 Insect Intruders to Protect Your Home From

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by SSF in Family Living

 

Your home is supposed to be a peaceful place to go a the end of the day to relax and express yourself comfortably. It should be a safe place you are happy to get back to every day. But if … Continue reading

 
 

Seven Home Security Gadgets for Your New Apartment

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by SSF in Home Security

 

You love your new apartment and want to make it feel like home, which includes making sure it’s safe. To protect your family, your peace of mind, and your belongings, it’s advisable to investigate ways that you can deter the bad … Continue reading

 
 

Choosing A Kindle Fire For Your Kids

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by SSF in Family Living

 

Shopping for electronics of any kind can be a challenge. Shopping for your children can also be difficult. If you have thought about purchasing a Kindle Fire for your kids, this article can help. Here we will cover the different … Continue reading

 
 

Android Tablets Vs. iOS Tablets For Kids

Posted on September 10th, 2013 by SSF in Family Living

 

When it comes to buying a tablet for your kids to use, one of the most important factors to consider is the operating system. There are two main operating systems on the market today: Android and iOS. Android is from … Continue reading

 
 

Best Tablets for Kids

Posted on September 4th, 2013 by SSF in Family Living

 

Tablets are much more than just an electronic babysitter for children. They can help them learn basic skills, improve reading and discover that learning can be fun. Tablets designed specifically for children have parental controls that help parents monitor progress … Continue reading

 
 

How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft Online

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by SSF in Internet Safety

 

Identity theft is a big problem, with financial losses from this shady practice topping $50 billion a year.  So what can you do to stop it happening to you?  In this digital age, there are more and more ways a … Continue reading

 
 

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by Katelyn Roberts in Home Security

 

According to 2012 projections, one in every 36 homes will be burglarized this year. Each of these burglaries will cost its homeowner an average of $1,675. But you can reduce the chances of becoming a statistic by employing these five simple home … Continue reading

 
 

Four New Safety Technologies Your Car Should Have

Posted on July 27th, 2013 by SSF in Family Safety

 

Technology is constantly developed that helps keep you and those around you safe when driving a car. Cars have some new and very impressive safety features integrated that could potentially save someone’s life. Electronic Stability Control Image via Flickr by Mr … Continue reading