How Re-Inventing Yourself Will Make You Happy

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What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

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Proper Dosing of Acetaminophen

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How to Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Blues

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Guest Post

Ear Tubes In Children – Facts Every Parent Should Know

The following post was written by Dr. Robert Weiss MD and Director, CT ENT Connecticut Center for Advanced ENT Care’s Dr. Robert Weiss, treats all aspects of Ear Nose and Throat problems in children. He has distinguished his practice utilizing the latest technology for better outcomes and safety. Each year, over 700,000 children have ear […]

Why Teens Don’t Tell Their Parents About Bullying

Introducing our new intern, Kate! I’m convinced that it’s impossible for adults to understand what really goes on in the minds of teens.  Yet they desperately want to be understood.  So, I’m so excited to announce the addition of our intern Kate to the Safety Mom team!  Kate is a junior in high school and […]

Nurturing your dreams

The following is a guest post from Sarah Welch, Chief Dreamer at Buttoned Up, Inc. Goal setting can be a confusing little minx, and it’s the easiest part of the chaos triangle (clutter, calendar, big picture) to screw up. Why? According to Douglas Vermeeren, a best-selling author on goal setting and human performance, approximately 80 percent […]

Dr. Lyndsay on Childhood Obesity—Tips for Healthy Living

The following is a guest blog posting by Dr. Lyndsay Elliott. 1) Encourage movement. Get moving with your kids. Walk to/from school and places nearby home, encourage them to participate in organized sports for team building, self-esteem increase, challenge their own physical abilities. Set limits on “indoor” time and encourage them to get out of the […]

The Dangers of Home Electrical Fires by Stephen Bender, owner of Bana Electric

By now, I’m sure you have heard of the tragic fire that occurred on Christmas Day 2011 in Stamford, Connecticut claiming the lives of two adults and three small children.   A fireplace ember is what is said to have started the blaze and everyone knows that accidents can happen.  I am haunted however by a […]

A Single-Mom Christmas: 4 Ways To Make ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ Manageable

Guest Blog Post by Rebecca Fisher Every day I wondered if I would have enough money for gas or groceries. Every month I worried I might not be able to pay the utilities, car payment or the credit card that helped us get by when there just wasn’t enough money to go around. And every […]

Your kids are getting bullied in their own homes

Guest Blog Post by Mary Jo Rapini, LPC Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you are probably already making plans to visit friends and family. The kids are off from school, and you are looking forward to not having routines and school activities. Even though you sense peacefulness at this time without the hubbub, […]