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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Safety Chronicles

Wife and Caregiver – The Reality of My Marriage and Life

Two years ago, just after I got married, my husband Greg was diagnosed with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.  Most people don’t realize that there are two types of MS; Relapsing Remitting MS, which is the more common type and, as the name implies, offers some times of remittance, and then there’s Progressive, which my husband has.  […]

Fear of Intimacy – it’s why we blog, post and love reality TV

I do a lot of speaking engagements, TV segments and blogs about how social media has made all of us anonymous.  We say things online that we’d never say in public.  It seems as if we’ve lost our social filter and will post cruel and hurtful comments regardless of the result.  Many people think nothing […]

Take Two Deep Breaths and Laugh In the Morning

Throughout my life there have always been very clear signs put in front of me – OK, sometimes actually shoved down my throat – about the path I’m meant to take.   It’s become abundantly clear that I’m meant to be a caregiver for my family as well as motivate others who are dealing with the […]

The disguises women choose to wear even when it’s not Halloween

It’s usually only one day a year, on Halloween, when our kids don costumes and pretend to be someone else.  As women, it seems we do it far too often.  I’ve had many friends say to me that they stopped working when they had kids and, while they love being a mom, they dearly miss […]

Home organizing tips for safety and serenity

Disclaimer –  I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. As a national child safety expert, all too often I am asked to discuss some of the most overlooked hazards in […]

The Failure of Parents in Today’s Society of Child Killers

If Your Child Commits a Murder or Bullies Someone to Death, You Belong In Jail! I’m fed up and ticked off beyond belief!  I just read a news article about a young teacher in Massachusetts who was brutally murdered by a 14-year old student at the school. This follows the death of a teacher in […]

Caring for the Caregiver – Products and Services to Support You!

Disclaimer –  I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own.   More Information from The Safety Mom’s Media Segments November has been designated National Caregivers Month.  As someone who cares for […]

Is Facebook Pimping Out Your Kids?

How Easing FaceBook Privacy Restrictions For Teens Threatens Their Safety This week, Facebook changed the privacy setting for 13 – 17 year-olds to allow them to make their posts “public.”  Adults have always had the ability to decide whether they want something that they’ve posted to just be seen by “friends” or “public” but until […]