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

5 Dorm Room Safety Items to Take Back To School

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. In a few weeks my step-daughter will be heading off for her first year in college.  It’s a big step and yes, we’re a bit nervous.  As […]

When High School Kids Troll Their Parents Facebook Groups

Too often we hear about the cyberbullying happening to our kids in school.  But really, before we start condemning our youth, we need to take a hard look at how we as adults are behaving online.  With permission from this recent high school graduate, I’m re-posting his post from a Facebook group in his community.  […]

Is Febreze Safe or Toxic?

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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. Last week I was invited to a Febreze Safety Immersion to learn more about what Procter & Gamble is doing […]

Before you judge the mom with the out of control kid on the plane read this

We’ve all been in there – you’re on a plane and realize it’s going to be a looonnnnnggg flight because there’s a screaming kid on board.  If you’re a mom you most likely understand how hard it is and have sympathy.  Maybe.  But for those of us who have kids with special needs our child […]

How to Care for a Caregiver When It’s Overwhelming

This was one of those weeks when I was extraordinarily grateful for my girlfriends.  We all have rough weeks but for caregivers and parents of children with disabilities there are times where it’s completely overwhelming.   Those days where you consider whether you can do it anymore and fantasize about packing it all in, assuming a […]

Stuck in your car and it is sub zero out – what you need to know!

When you read that it’s colder in MA than it is in Fairbanks, Alaska you start to think how you can possibly stay warm when you’re outside.  But even worse, what would happen if you’re stuck in a traffic jam on I-95 behind a jack-knifed tractor trailer and trapped in your car for an hour, […]

Logan Paul isn’t the problem, he’s a symptom

For those of you who don’t have a kid between 8 and 12 years old in your life you might not know who Logan Paul is or what he’s about. Logan Paul is an internet celebrity. Understand, that doesn’t mean he has any talent per se but he is incredibly successful at getting views – […]

5 Essential Items for Surviving After School Sports Programs

This post contains affiliate links to make your shopping more convenient.   If you do purchase via any of the links below, I may receive a small compensation at no additional cost to you.   Now that soccer, football, cheerleading and all other manner of after school activities has begun it’s time to gear up […]