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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School Years

Tons of Students- but wait…. Where are the teachers? By Louise Sattler

The followig has been reposted with permission from Louise Sattler. I have heard rumblings for a few months now about multiple states that were getting ready to do the unthinkable- cut the numbers of teachers within their school districts. I kept thinking that could not be at all possible until I had a recent visit […]

Everything I needed to know I learned in kindergarten from my mom – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

This past Wednesday on my radio show, Keeping It Together With Alison, The Safety Mom, I featured two inspirational moms.  Women who have made a difference in their community and in their own family’s life.  If you’d like to hear it, you can search for my show on I Tunes and download it.  Unfortunately, at […]

My Son’s New Start On The Road To Mental Health….by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

I’ve been up for hours with butterflies in my stomach.  Today will be my son’s first day at one of the best Children’s Partial Hospital Programs in the country.  Until a few days ago, I had never even heard this phrase – a new term in my dictionary of special needs and intellectual disabilities that […]

Warning Mom & Dad – The Latest Cyber Safety Issue – Chatroulette – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

Just when you thought you had heard of all the ways complete strangers could interact with your child or your son or daughter could become a victim of cyber sexting, here’s the latest – chatroulette. Invented by a teenager (why does this not surprise me?) chatroulette is a site that anyone with a webcam can […]

Be Sure To Download The Lastest Episode of “Keeping It Together With The Safety Mom, Alison Rhodes”

                                   In case you missed this week’s “Keeping It Together With The Safety Mom, Alison Rhodes” ( with guest Stacey Kannenberg, tune in HERE and learn the five most important things to do to get your child ready for Kindergarten.  Alison Rhodes is the founder of Safety Mom Enterprises, and Safety Mom Solutions, www.safetymomsolutions the premier […]

Stacey Kannenberg, Author of Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten! on “Keeping It Together With Alison Rhodes” this week! By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

It’s February, the month when most schools require registration for fall Kindergarten!  Is your child ready for Kindergarten?  Join me, The Safety Mom, tomorrow on “Keeping It Together With Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom” as I discuss this as well as other topics with author, publisher, motivator, consultant, spokesperson, visionary, national radio host and […]

National School Bus Safety Week

“Avoid Harm, Obey the Stop Arm” is the theme for this years National School Bus Safety Week happening throughout the week of October 19 – 23. Everyday, we along with millions of other parent’s nation wide place our children on that yellow bus to school and rely on it to bring them home in the […]

Great New Backpack Find

Only a little over a month into the school year and already my son’s backpack needed to be replaced last week. Between the weight of the books he carries and treating a backpack like a piece of sports equipment, it is a wonder that it lasted as long as it did. But, I have found […]