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New Year’s Resolutions That Will Transform Your Life

I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions.  It always seems like you’re forced to find something to change and, quite frankly, they never seem to last for anyone.  But as I was taking a walk this morning, I started thinking about the things I’ve done this past year that have gotten me to a […]

Making your home festive and safe for the holidays

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own.   ‘Tis the season!—you’re decorating for the holidays, going to parties, and wrapping up presents.  At this time of year there’s a […]

The gift you must give yourself this holiday – acceptance

I was having a conversation with a friend the other day who’s going through a divorce.  She’s filled with anger towards her ex.  Whether it’s justified or not, it’s how she feels.  But what I pointed out to her is that this anger that’s raging inside of her is not changing or affecting him in […]

The disguises women choose to wear even when it’s not Halloween

It’s usually only one day a year, on Halloween, when our kids don costumes and pretend to be someone else.  As women, it seems we do it far too often.  I’ve had many friends say to me that they stopped working when they had kids and, while they love being a mom, they dearly miss […]

Home organizing tips for safety and serenity

Disclaimer –  I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. As a national child safety expert, all too often I am asked to discuss some of the most overlooked hazards in […]

The Failure of Parents in Today’s Society of Child Killers

If Your Child Commits a Murder or Bullies Someone to Death, You Belong In Jail! I’m fed up and ticked off beyond belief!  I just read a news article about a young teacher in Massachusetts who was brutally murdered by a 14-year old student at the school. This follows the death of a teacher in […]

Is Facebook Pimping Out Your Kids?

How Easing FaceBook Privacy Restrictions For Teens Threatens Their Safety This week, Facebook changed the privacy setting for 13 – 17 year-olds to allow them to make their posts “public.”  Adults have always had the ability to decide whether they want something that they’ve posted to just be seen by “friends” or “public” but until […]

SIDS Risk Reduction Tips

Perhaps the most devastating event that could happen to a parent is the death of a child. It is even more tragic when it is unpreventable and unpredictable. Unfortunately this happens to approximately 2,000 babies every year — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The good news is that since the launch of the national Back […]