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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 […]

Fire Extinguisher Safety

This blog is sponsored by Travelers   While National Fire Prevention Week may have passed, the holidays are right around the corner, which is the most dangerous time of the year for house fires. We have more candles burning, increased cooking, and the use of space heaters, which can all pose serious fire risks if not […]

Causes of Kitchen Fires from Non-Cooking Appliances

This blog is sponsored by Travelers   It’s logical to assume that cook tops, stoves, microwaves and toasters are the appliances that cause  fires in the kitchen.  But, did you know that kitchen fires also commonly involve refrigerators, freezers or dishwashers? This week is National Fire Prevention Week and, while your kids will probably be getting […]

SIDS Risk Reduction Tips

Perhaps the most devastating event that could happen to a parent is the death of a child. It is even more tragic when it is unpreventable and unpredictable. Unfortunately this happens to approximately 2,000 babies every year — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The good news is that since the launch of the national Back […]