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Baby Proofing

Child Proofing Your Windows to Prevent Falls

Now that the weather is finally warmer, everyone’s just itching to throw open their windows and get the smells of spring into the house. If you have a baby or toddler, however, you need to be aware of the dangers of falls from windows. Every year 4,000 children are injured falling out of windows. At […]

Will my kid really do that?

When I send a baby proofer from my company, Safety Mom Solutions Babyproofing, out to do a consultation, half the time he is met with the question, “You mean, my son would actually climb into the toilet?” Yes, he will! It makes me crazy when “experts” advise parents to get down on their hands and […]

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 […]

First time parents or “veterans” will love Honey I Lost the Baby in the Produce Aisle!

I’m so excited to announce that my first book, Honey I Lost the Baby in the Produce Aisle, The Safety Mom’s Guide to Childproofing Your Life will be available April 27th. Over the years I’ve heard from so many parents who have said “we wish we would have known…” So now I’m letting everyone in […]

Some Great Baby Stuff From the ABC Kids Expo by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

[youtube=] My last day at the ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas was a great time to catch up with old friends and check out some new stuff as well. I had to stop by the Go Mama Go booth ( to see their latest Wonder Bumpers styles. These are a great alternative to traditional […]

Stop Using Infant Sleep Positioners!

  The Consumer Product Safety Commission and the FDA just posted a warning encouranging parents and caregivers to stop using infant sleep positioners.  The two main types of infant sleep positioners are flat mats with side bolsters or inclined (wedge) mats with side bolsters.  For years, sleep positioners have been touted as a SIDS risk […]

Creating Safe Work/Life Balance as a Work-at-Home Mom By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

In today’s world, young moms are demanding work/ life balance.  They want more time with their families and are creating various solutions to make it work.  Usually this means flex time, part time or even starting their own business so that they can work from home full time. Working from home, however, isn’t always easy.  […]

Organizing Your Home For Safety By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

For me, fall is always a time of fresh starts.  When I was in school, I used to love getting all of my new school supplies and organizing my notebook with the dividing tabs, my pencil case and the clean paper.  I guess this has carried over into my adulthood because I always get an […]