When Bad Parenting Happens

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Recently I wrote two different articles for Life360 about parenting and discipline. I wrote about the dad who shot his daughter’s laptop in a slightly misguided, but maybe not entirely wrong, case of extreme discipline and I wrote about some recent experiences with parents on the other side of the parenting spectrum, those who don’t… Read more »

Life360 Stories – Keeping My Son Safe

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We are constantly hearing from our users how much they love Life360 and it feels great to hear so much positive feedback! Some of the stories we’ve heard from users like you have been really helpful in improving our app and learning how different families use the app. We want to share some of those… Read more »

Homage to the Lowly Potato

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In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I pay my respects to the most popular vegetable in Ireland, the potato. In the US, we treat the potato as a criminal, contributing to the degradation of the American diet and, single-handedly, fattening our children.  In Ireland, during the late-1700’s, the potato was lauded for its ability to… Read more »

Field Trips – TO SPACE!

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It’s funny, some moms HATE doing the field trip thing at school. Well, I guess I can’t blame them. Riding any distance with a group of kids who are not all your own can be a bit unnerving and slightly stressful. But I still manage to volunteer for each and every one that comes up… Read more »

Surviving Daylight Savings Time

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There are few days in the calendar year that I despise more than the one coming up on March 11. The day that Daylight Savings Times (DST) begins. Better known as the day we “Spring Forward” and move the clocks ahead one hour, losing one hour of beautiful priceless, sleep. When Daylight Saving time ends… Read more »

How a Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy Got Me Prepared

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Editors note: Please welcome our newest contributor, Kristin Hogan, the Strategic Communications Planner at the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (DEM). A strong believer that we are more prepared they we think, Kristin advocates it is not a looming disaster that inspires us to prepare, but rather the peace of mind that comes from… Read more »