Pool Safety For Your Children

pool coverDo you have your own pool at your house? If you do, have you take any precautions to ensure your children safety and other children from the danger of drowning in the pool? Many people have been taking lightly about pool safety. Most of them are think that by simply give their children to be careful around the pool is enough.

The danger of pool drowning

The fact is in United States alone, the death because of drowning at the pool is in the top 5 of people unintentional death. So far the victim comes not only from children, but also comes from the adult and elderly. But, the risk of drowning for children is higher compare to other age.

The drowning and near drowning accident can happen both where the pool is unsupervised by the parent or an adult and also can happen during in the present of adult supervision. This is happen because children will feel secure because there is parent or an adult supervision and sometime this can make them become reckless for their own safety. Many parents do not know that it take less than 5 second for children to drown.

Beside the pool, the risk of children drowning can also comes from, bathtub, hot tub, Jacuzzi, and even a bucket, especially for children under the age of 1 year old..

Safety measure

Some of actions that you can take to ensure your children safety from drowning are;

Supervision. Always supervise your children in the pool, bathtub, hot tub or Jacuzzi.

Train your children how to swim properly and warn them about the situation that can cause an accident such as cramp, slipping, and falling.

Don’t leave any water inside tub, Jacuzzi or bucket if you not using it, especially if you have small children or toddler.

Install pool cover, so you can safely close your pool when nobody using it or when you are gone or there is no adult person in your house. Choose the strong pool cover material that can hold the weight of children encase your children accidentally fall in the pool.

pool fencesBuilding fences around the pool. For extra precaution you can build fences around the pool with gates and locking it when the pool is unsupervised. There are also people who install alarm at the fence gate and infrared alarm around the pool. Therefore they will know when someone is near the pool or open the pool gate.

People must not take lightly about the pool safety. The right planning, measurement and thorough supervision will help you to ensure the safety of your children and the rest of family in the pool without loosing or reducing your family fun in enjoying the pool.


The Sweet Flavour Of Candy

Candies and chocolates have become some of favorable items in many occasions such as gathering, parties or celebrations. These snacks can brings and create joyous sensation for many people regardless how old they are, and great to be enjoyed at anytime. Each year there are many new types and brands from candy and chocolates available in the market. Some of them are failed to attract the costumer and stopped their production, and some of them are able to reach its success in the market. So it is kind of hard to keeping track to every single one of them. But there are some candies and chocolates types and brand that famous and have many loyal fans.

Each person whether old, young and children have different favorite preference on types and brands of candies and chocolates. And that is what makes some of the types and brand are popular than other brands and maintain their product existence trough many years. You can get these candies trough your local store and vendor, or if you want to buy candy or chocolate in bulk size you can get online order from the internet. There are many websites are providing online bulk candy order for cheaper price.

There are many choices of candies and chocolate types that com from many brands that available for anyone. Some of them are come from new brand, and some of them are comes from more popular brand that you might recognize and familiar from your childhood age such as; chocolate coins, bubble gum, candy bar, various types of taffy, lollipops, licorice, M&M’s, and many more. There are even some sugar free candy types for people that avoiding sugar consumption for some reasons. These days many people have chosen to use chocolates as a gift, especially with great flavored and colored chocolates with creamy stuffing. And there is nothing that can beat a box full of great and rich taste chocolate gift at Valentine’s Day for your special someone to express your feeling, to that person right?

Contact Lens For Your Children

Does your children or teenagers dislike to wear glasses although they really need it? Then you might want to consider to use contact lens for your them. Although they are still young, they can wear contact lens like the adults.

When choosing between glasses or contact lens for your kids or teenagers, there are some aspects that can be used as consideration such as;


Using glasses are simpler and more practical compare to contact lens. Unfortunately many kids and teen do not like to wear glasses since the glasses often make their appearance become less attractive or nerdy, so it can reduce their self-esteem.

Meanwhile contact lenses require more attention to take care the lenses. But it can boost children self-esteem since they do not have to wear glasses on their face.

Minimum age

Usually most eye doctor can give contact lenses prescription to children at 11 years old. Younger children can also wear contact lenses based on the recommendation from ophthalmologist.

Therefore, the age is not a problem for children to wear contact lenses, although the parents must ensure that their children aware their responsibilities to take care the contact lenses properly.


Many parents are worried about the safety of contact lenses for their children or teenagers. But, as long the contact lenses are made from responsible manufacturer, and taken care and worn properly, the lenses are very safe.

Here are some rules to make sure the safety of contact lenses;

Keep following your ophthalmologist instruction in taking care the contact lenses

Use and replace the lenses according to the schedule that is set by the eye doctor and do not wear them too long.

Do not sleep with the lenses on.

Use tight swimming goggles if you want to use the lenses while swimming.

Do not keep using the lenses if they give uncomfortable feeling to your eyes, or when your eyes feel tired and dry.



These days, every contact lenses are produced in a comfortable design. Many people claimed that the latest contact lenses design makes them feel like they did not wear the contact lenses at all.

But, for some people, putting on the lenses first in the morning would still make them feel uncomfortable and it would take few minutes before their eyes feels normal and comfortable again.

The difficulties in taking care the lenses

In the old days, taking care the contact lenses is quite complicated. Storing and cleaning process require delicate process. But, for modern contact lenses these process become much simpler using multi-purpose cleaner substance and easier storing case.

There are also disposable contact lenses that absolutely do not require any care at all. You just thrown out the lenses after using it once.


Since the glasses can be use and last much longer than contact lenses, the overall cost for contact lenses is more costly. It will become more expensive if you use colored or disposable contact lenses since this contact lenses type is the most expensive type.

The price of the contact lenses also varies depend on the material, type and brand.