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Evenflo’s New Videos Puts Some Humor Into Safety By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

By The Safety Mom I recently ran across some humorous ads that Evenflo did for their new car seat, the Momentum 65. Here is the latest. [youtube=] Not only are they funny but they really capture the hassle people go through trying to get a car seat installed properly and keeping their baby safe. As […]


More han 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled today due to concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs. Most of the cribs recalled have drop down-sides which have come under increased scruinty over the past year. Parents using any of the recalled cribs are urged to stop using […]

Selecting And Installing A Baby Gate For Your Stairs, By Alison Rhodes, Founder Of Safety Mom Solutions

By The Safety Mom As you’re setting up your nursery for your new arrival, consider some of the baby proofing items that should be in the home as well. One of the first items you want to have in place is baby gates. There are two kinds – pressure mounted and hardware mounted. I constantly […]

Bath Tub Safety by Alison Rhodes, Founder of Safety Mom Solutions Baby Proofers

By The Safety Mom Undoubtedly, one of the most hazardous rooms in your home is the bathroom.  While bath time should always be a time for fun and bonding, it’s important that parents take extra precaution to make sure their child is safe and the bathroom is baby proofed.  The following are several things to […]

Happy Birthday Connor! Celebrating the life of my SIDS baby – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

By The Safety Mom Today, my baby would have become a teenager. Connor died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in 1997. He was 3 mos. and 24 days old. There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about him and feel his presence next to me. I went on to have […]

Don’t Forget to Baby Proof For Guests by Alison Rhodes, Safety Mom Solutions

This weekend we had a family party which included four kids under the age of three.  It’s amazing how quickly you forget what little ones can get into!  Even though your kids might be older and out of the “baby proofing” stage, don’t forget about those times when you are entertaining guests or even having […]

Join Me For My First Twitter Party Sponsored by Pampers! By Alison Rhodes, Founder of Safety Mom Solutions

I admit – I’ve been a reluctant follower of Twitter.  It seemed like it was just one more thing to do.  But now that I’m into it I’m really into it!  It’s fun, fast and a way to vent and just share thoughts.  It’s also a way to make some great connections!  I was fortunate […]

In Defense of Baby Proofing – Isn’t Saving One Child’s Life Worth It? By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

I just read a blog that absolutely outraged me and I feel I must comment.  Colleen Driscoll, the executive director of the International Association for Baby Proofers was quoted on the importance of baby proofing and the need, at times, to hire a professional baby proofer.  This was scoffed at by columnist Lenore Skenazy, author […]

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