My Daughter’s Ready to Leave – I’m Not

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“Packets Up” Is The Way To Go With Liquid Laundry Packets

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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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Child Safety

Can a 911 Operator Really Help You? Why Every Parent Must Know CPR

This morning, The Today Show featured a disturbing story about Matthew Cantrell, a 21-month old boy who died after becoming entangled in a soccer goal net.  Matthew’s mother dialed 911 pleading for help.  Despite her continuous please, the 911 operator could not talk her through how to administer CPR Shockingly, many 911 operators across the […]

Dangers of Concussions to Young Athletes – Texas Coach Suspended Over Abuse Allegations

I just read about the recent suspension of Texas Tech’s football coach, Mike Leach for “allegedly” isolating a player in a dark closet who refused to play with a concussion.  Of course, if he indeed did what he is being accused of, he should be immediately released from further tenure.  However, the incident is currently […]

Home Organizing Safety Tips For The New Year

As we approach 2010, it’s a great time to organize your home and do a “safety check-up” of your child’s toys and furniture. When you have kids it’s important to be organized and keep dangerous items stored securely and locked away. Keep in mind how you store things is equally as important as what you […]

800,000 Doses of Kid’s H1N1 Vaccine Recalled

Hundreds of thousands of doses of the H1N1 vaccine have been recalled after tests indicated that they may not be potent enough to protect against the virus. Doctors were notified today about the recall which involves about 800,000 pre-filled syringe doses. These doses were intended for young children, ages 6 months to almost three years. […]

Home Safety for the Holidays

It seems like this year just flew by! I’m off to the garage to hunt for all of my favorite holiday decorations, but before that I wanted to announce an exciting new contest I’m launching with Evenflo® Home Safety today. We are giving the gift of a home safety makeover (by yours truly) this holiday […]

Car Safety Tips For Travelling With Infants and Babies

       Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travelling days of the year. If you’re going to be on the road tomorrow, keep these tips in mind if you have a little one in the car: Install a “baby mirror” so that you can easily see your baby as you’re driving. Keep blankets out […]

I’ve Been Misrepresented In The Media Tonight

Regrettably, what you say during a media interview is not always what is aired.  Once the camera stops rolling, you have no control over what ends up on the cutting room floor, and what airs; often what happens is that a sound bite is aired without the full context and therefore you end up being […]

Massive Recall of 2.1 Million Cribs Just Announced

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, today announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States and […]