Tag: ticks

Control What You Can Control :: My Yard Is Tiny But...

There are few things I love more than spending the day out in the yard with my family. Honestly, our tiny yard has been...

Do Yourself a Favor :: Outsource Your Mosquito and Tick Control!

With everything going on in our world right now, it's easy to forget about all the good coming our way soon. Long days spent...

Ticks Scare Me :: Fearing Lyme Disease

You may have heard about the infamous 'bull's eye' rash. This rash appears in 80–90% of Lyme cases but doesn't inevitably show up after you've been bitten by a tick. That is part of what's so scary to me about finding ticks on those I love: Ticks don't leave tell-tale signs that you've been infected with their diseases. Each case is different.

No Summer Bummers :: Summer Safety Checklist

Summer vacation is so close we can smell the sunscreen. To help make your transition to vacation as seamless as possible, check out this Summer Safety List.

Lyme Disease :: What Moms Need to Know About Ticks

It started out like any Tuesday morning, with snuggles from my still half-asleep 3-year-old daughter, some nagging a bit later to finish breakfast, and...

First-Aid Tips for the Summertime

Earlier this year, we experienced our first medical emergency when my 4-year-old busted his lip and chin open and needed to get four stitches....

Tick Talk: Stay Safe

I'm going to admit it: I don't like bugs. Sure, I put on a brave front. My kids don't know that I shudder inside as...