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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Safety Chronicles

A Birthday Message to my 50-Some-Odd Year-Old Self

How the hell did I get to be 50-some-odd years old?! I remember not too long ago where I thought 50 was OLD. And now here I am and….. I don’t feel like how I thought 50-some-odd was supposed to feel. We’re so hard on ourselves when it comes to aging and, for that matter, […]

How to make your windows safer for your toddler

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. I’m often asked by people in my social media community what are the most overlooked baby safety issues in a […]

Media addicted Tweens and Teens? Why You Should Follow Your Kids

In a digital world of “swipe,” “like,” and “follow,” it is common for teens and tweens to experiment with multiple apps. Today, it is nearly impossible to find a teen without a smartphone. We see teens on their phones and hear the constant “ding” notification sound, but what exactly are our children doing inside of […]

Halloween Safety Tips

Scary costumes?  Check Bags of candy?  Check Halloween decorations?  Check The countdown to Halloween is well underway but here are a few considerations for your checklist before you send your little ghosts and goblins out for the evening: How safe is the costume? Many boys love dressing up as the Grim Reaper or some ghoul […]

Smart devices that assist seniors and people with disabilities

As a spokesperson for COX Homelife I have the chance to check out so many smart devices that provide accessibility and for seniors to remain in their home. For more information, visit

How to Select a Children’s Hospital

Disclaimer  – This post is brought to you by The Motherhood and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone I have a material and/or financial connection because I received compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. This summer a friend’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.  […]

When it’s your special needs’ child’s last first day of school

This week I’ve seen so many pictures online from my friends posting their child’s last first day of school.  It’s a bittersweet time as they move into the next chapter of their lives. Today is the last first day for my son Spencer and the only emotion that I have is pure fear.  Spencer has […]

Back to School Shopping

Top Safety Items for Back to School Shopping Disclosure: The links below are Amazon affiliate links.  At no additional cost to you, Safety Mom will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Back to school shopping has officially begun!  In addition to the school supply list that your kids will get […]