How can you and your children prevent RSV in Illinois?
Photo from Healthy Driven (Unsplash) The news of children's hospitalization due to Respiratory Syncytial Virus, also known as RSV, has sent shockwaves amongst medical professionals in the United States. The RSV, as suggested by its full name, is a virus that has the tendency to infect young children and elderly people. It is the time of the year CDC warned the disease would spread.Read full story
Have there been more tornadoes in Illinois in 2021 than in recent years?
Photo from Daily Hurd (Unsplash) In the mid-2000s, I was in my early 20s. I remember watching Twister starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt. It was exciting to watch how some frenzy reporters chase the tornadoes. It is fun yet a risky trade. This nicely brings me to my topic of the day which is tornados in Illinois. Before delving into the topic for those who do not know, a tornado extends from the thunderstorm to the ground in the shape of a violent air column.Read full story
Why are we seeing numerous Japanese beetles in Illinois?
Photo from Hurria Shah (Unsplash) You might have to spend this summer with Japanese beetles. One of the commonly found hobbies amongst people of different ages is gardening. People like to plant different flowers and trees in their yard and look after them. It requires great commitment sometimes. This hobby brings joy at a given cost sometimes, the infestation.Read full story
You should be on the lookout for black bears in Illinois; safety measures when you encounter black bears
Photo from Sarah McPherson (Unsplash) Black bears are on the move. This is not a one-liner for some movie plot but is actually true. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has asked locals to look out for black bears after reports have surfaced of them being spotted by some people.Read full story
Get rid of carpenter bees in Illinois before they damage your valuables
Photo from Kenneth Dwain (Unsplash) When we hear the word bees, there is a general perception of them being yellow feathered honey bee or bumblebee. We often come across them. The honey bees appear to be photogenic and human friendly to an extent. This is why we see many people with the camera taking shots of them.Read full story
Why is Pirates' Cove Children's Theme Park popular among kids?
Photo from Pirates' Cove Theme Park (Unsplash) It is a seasonal attraction with lots of rides, a playground, a pirate ship, a mini train, and casual eats. As a parent, one of the key questions you ask yourself during the summer season is that where can I take my kids for fun. Am I right? There are plenty of choices these days. Every attraction or destination has its own distinctive point. I decided to take my family on a day out to Pirates' Cove Children's Theme Park last weekend and I can assure you it was wholesome fun.Read full story