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Twitter Party Every Expectant Mother Should Attend – Cord Blood Banking – Insurance for the Future

Did you know that over the past 20 years, through more than 20,000 transplants, cord blood stem cells have been proven effective in treating many life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia and other cancers and blood and immune disorders?  And, tremendous progress is being made in the research of using cord blood in exciting new areas […]

Enter Hershey’s Kisses Share Sweet Moments of Family Fun Promotion

I won the “Coolest Mom of the Year” award a few weeks ago when I took them down to New York City for a night of playing games and eating Hershey®’s Kisses® Chocolates. My daughters and I played a game of Twister with a new “twist” – whenever someone landed on red, they got a […]

Best Books for Babies Releases List for 2011

Best books for babies has just come out with their annual list of the best books for infants through 18 months of age. A panel of librarians, child development experts, and academics reviews outstanding books, published in the United States each year, and judges them on elements such as clear, bright illustrations, age-appropriate subjects, and […]

Cord Blood Banking – Insurance for the Future; What Every Parent Must Know

You have all the information on how to decorate the nursery. You have read all the information and reviews on what gear to buy. What info has your OB/GYN provided you regarding banking your baby’s cord blood? Many OB/GYNs will tell their patients that unless there is a hereditary disease in the family, it is […]

A Mother’s Day Tribute to All My Fellow Imperfect Mothers

I remember growing up celebrating Mother’s Day and honoring this incredible woman that is my mom. In my eyes as a young girl she could do no wrong. She had her act together – she worked but she was home by the time I got home from school and was always available to play with […]

In support of Tanya McDowell, a mother trying to give her son a shot at success

I’ve been following with dismay the case of Tanya McDowell, a homelss single mother from nearby Bridgeport, CT who has been charged with first degree larceny and is facing up to 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine. What has she done that’s so horrific you might ask? Surely it must be something terrible […]

The Safety Mom’s view on crib bumpers – What Are They Good For? Absolutely Nothing!

OK, I’m showing my age, using a lyric from the song ’70’s song What Is It Good For, but it’s completely appropriate for the issue of crib bumpers that has come up again. A story in USA Today features a family who lost their 7 week-old baby last year. The baby suffocated and was found […]

Childproofing for an Autistic Child, Safety Mom Solutions Babyproofing Can Help

Safe guarding your home is a top priority when you have an autistic child. My child proofing company, Safety Mom Solutions Baby Proofing, works with families with special needs children to identify particular concerns and offer some solutions that can either be done by the family or by our child proofer. Here are a few […]