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Child Passenger Safety Week and Tips for Keeping Your Baby Safe

“We didn’t have car seats when you were growing up and you’re fine!”  How many times have you heard that phrase come out of your parents’ mouths?  As The Safety Mom, and more importantly a parent, it makes me CRAZY!  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about 9,310 […]

Child Safety Tips During a Power Outage

  For those of you living in the aftermath of hurricane Irene, I realize you might not have power to read this blog.  But, if you do and know someone without power, please share these important tips to keep in mind during the power outage.  In my town, I was one of the lucky few […]

Your Child’s Complaints About Headaches – It Could Be Vision Problems

Has your child been complaining about headaches? Do they frequently squint or rub their eyes? If so, they may have a vision problem that needs to be checked out by a doctor. Now is a great time for your child to get an eye exam because it can be done at their annual physical exam, […]

Credit Where Credit is Deserved, Lorraine Fisher Off Ramp Publishing

The process of completing my first book, Honey I Lost the Baby in the Produce Aisle was a beautiful learning experience.   And, as I am in the process of writing the second book in the series I am mindful not to repeat mistakes I made the first time.  One mistake I want to correct now […]

The Seven Things Every Child Needs To Know Before Entering Kindergarten

For the past several months, my four year-old has been enviously watching her big sister go off to school on the school bus. She’s dying to jump on and be “the big girl.” I’m not sure if mom’s there but, ready or not, she’ll be on her way off to kindergarten this September. I’ve always […]

Teen Dating Violence – It’s Worse Than Parents Think

The recent dating abuse case between Rihanna and Chris Brown has shown a spotlight on a serious and growing problem in our society – teen date violence. The photos that were leaked to the press of Rihanna after she was beaten up by Brown were horrifying. They showed a beautiful young girl bloody, bruised and […]

Parenting and Child Myth Busters!

Myth Buster! It’s dangerous to have babies sleep on their backs because they could die if they spit up or vomit while they’re asleep. For healthy, full-term babies there is no greater risk for choking while lying on their backs than there is when lying on their stomachs.The United States Department of Health and Human […]

Planning Age Appropriate Vacations

Ask almost any mom and she will tell you that planning for a vacation can be an arduous task, especially if the age ranges of the children are varied. Trying to make sure that everyone from the two year old to the twelve year old has a fun and memorable experience can challenge even the […]

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