Never leave children alone in a vehicle to run even a short errand.

6 tips to avoid accidental child deaths in hot cars

More than three dozen children die of hyperthermia in cars annually in the United States, and since 1998 more than 500 children have died in hot cars.

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, and car interiors can reach well over 110 degrees even when the outside temperature is in the 60s.

Here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars:

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7 tips to prevent excessive or inappropriate television viewing in kids

While there are programs that can teach our children good values, there many more programs that can have a poor impact.

8 must-attend princess events in Omaha, elsewhere

Raise your princess wands in the air and get ready to party like you just don't care at the following spots...

Whippersnappers and their fireworks

I think I’m getting old.

My friend Lucille is the youngest 92-year-old I know

In my next-to-last blog I stated that some people are old at 18, and some are young at 90.

No matter how small or big, family size matters

Is your family like the Cleavers or the Bradys? 

Balance is elusive for working moms

Something almost always has to give.

My Coach Wish List: Things I'd like to see in my daughter's future volleyball coach

My daughter will be playing volleyball in less than seven years.

Why is my kid always embarrassing me?

Sometimes kids do stuff that really bugs us.