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Proposed crib bumper ban – it’s about time!

I’ve been doing a series of TV segments the past several days on helicopter parenting but the subject always turns around to crib bumpers.  Yesterday the Maryland Department of Health held a press conference proposing the ban of crib bumpers due to the risk of strangulation, asphyxiation and even death.”  While Maryland is the first […]

Proposed crib bumper ban – it’s about time!

I’ve been doing a series of TV segments the past several days on helicopter parenting but the subject always turns around to crib bumpers.  Yesterday the Maryland Department of Health held a press conference proposing the ban of crib bumpers due to the risk of strangulation, asphyxiation and even death.” While Maryland is the first […]

Is the soup your feeding your child causing cancer?

Scary thought, but that just might be the case. According to a new study by the Breast Cancer Fund some of your child’s favorite soups contain the dangerous toxic chemical Bisphenol A (BPA). The Breast Cancer Fund found BPA in all six of products they tested. Campbell’s Disney Princess Cool Shapes Pasta with Chicken in […]

JPMA Innovation Award Winner’s From The ABC Show!

Yesterday I had the opportunity to participate in judging for this year’s JPMA Innovation Awards at the ABC Show in Louisville.  Let me tell you, it wasn’t easy!  There were some incredible products – some prototypes and some already on the market.  There were a few trends that I was happy to see.  Manufacturers seem […]

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 […]

Toyota Free Safe Driving Program for Teens

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens.  In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the scary statistic is one in three teen deaths.  Toyota has taken notice of this and wants to help parents make their young drivers better drivers.  In October, Toyota will once again be offering, free […]

Join The Safety Mom for the #TrueCare Twitter Party

 When – September 21, 2011 from 9pm – 10pm EST Topic –  Social Media and Your Child – What Every Parent Must Know! Hashtag – #TrueCare Prizes – Three random participants will receive a 6-month subscription to try out the TrueCare online monitoring system AND a $50 Amazon gift card. Do you know what PRW* stands […]

The Safety Mom on the Balancing Act