In March 2002, a girl named Brittanie Cecil lost her life after an accident at a Columbus Blue Jackets game two days before her 14th birthday. A hockey puck flew into the stands and struck the young girl in the left temple, causing a traumatic brain injury that would prove fatal a few days later. It was the first time in the National Hockey League’s history a fan died because of a flying puck. Now, over 17 years later, it is still just as important for NHL fans to practice spectator safety.
Bringing home my first child was one of the most amazing and memorable experiences. I will never forget how much time I spent preparing her room and my home for the big day. My husband and I spent countless hours installing safety gates, smoke alarms, covering outlet plugs, and fastening safety latches on everything.
Relationships can be an emotionally draining rollercoaster filled with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Sometimes, it can be hard to tell if the relationship you’re in is normal or if it goes beyond fighting to something more psychologically traumatic. Statistics show that one third of women have been in abusive relationships.
Minimalism might not be for everyone. But in such a hectic world, sometimes it’s comforting to just take a break and reduce clutter to clear your mind. One mistake people when transitioning to a more minimal lifestyle is making drastic leaps very quickly. Experts suggest a more gradual transition into minimalism is always more effective and peaceful.
An “expungement” is the deletion of a conviction on a person's criminal record. Different states approach expungement differently. If you wish to seek expungement in any state it's important to collect all the necessary records you will need to show your immigration status before you contact a record sealing attorney or go to the courts.
Seattle, WA—Not even a bike crash could stop award-winning Ed Sheeran from performing across Asia on his most recent tour. He’s still playing full sets every night and selling out shows and doesn’t plan on stopping bike riding anytime soon.