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  • Preventing Hot Car Deaths

    Preventing Hot Car Deaths

    Hot car deaths are completely preventable. A tragic total of 712 children have died from heat-related deaths after being left or trapped inside vehicles since 1998. On average, 37 children die in heat-related vehicle deaths each year. So far in 2017, 12 children have already died as a result of being left in hot cars. […] More

  • The Right Seat

    Is Your Child in the Right Car Seat?

    Did you know that every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States? That fact probably is not the first thing you think about when you are hauling your kids to school, the grocery store, or anywhere else around town. And really, you should not have to […] More

  • Kinder Kit Child Safety Locks Review

    Kinder Kit Child Safety Locks Review

    I am all about keeping my kids as safe as possible. Both my children are extremely curious and like to get into my cabinets. While my preschooler usually does not get into my cabinets anymore, my toddler does. I have thus been adding safety locks around my house to protect him and my stuff. Therefore, […] More

  • ONME Baby Safety Locks Review

    ONME Baby Safety Locks Review

    I am serious about baby-proofing my house to keep my young children safer. I have all sorts of child-safety locks all over my home. I use doorknob covers on various doors, gates in doorways, and covers on electrical outlets. Most importantly, I use cabinet locks to keep my curious youngsters out of cabinets that contain […] More

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    An Almost Accident and the Importance of Anchoring Furniture

    Is the furniture in your home secure? I recently shared a number of baby-proofing solutions that help keep my home safer despite the curiosity that comes with two young children. In addition to covering electrical outlets and locking cabinets full of dangerous household products, I also made sure that no furniture could tip and crush […] More

  • Baby-Proofing Tips: Making Your Home Safer

    Baby-Proofing Tips: Making Your Home Safer

    Home may be where the heart is, but the typical family house is filled with potential dangers for young children. When you’ve got all the exciting stuff out of the way such as designing the nursery using things like peel and stick wallpaper, baby crib, nappy changing area, and everything else, it’s time to get […] More

  • Seat Belt with BeltLock 1

    BeltLock Review

    Disclosure: I received a BeltLock as part of an advertorial.   Kids love to unbuckle seat belts — which is a significant safety problem when the vehicle is moving. Although my daughter still rides in a rear facing car seat, she will someday move into a forward facing car seat and then a forward facing […] More

  • Baby Monitor Hacked

    Pervert Taunts Toddler Through Hacked Baby Monitor

    While parents would like to believe that baby monitors are the best way to protect their children when the parents are not in the room, the reality can be very different. That was the lesson learned this week by a mom and dad in Harris County, Oregon. Marc Gilbert and his wife began using internet-based […] More

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    Bathtub Safety: Using Faucet Covers

    I used to scoff at the idea of a bathtub faucet cover. I would just closely watch my children in the tub, right? Then I backed into the faucet while giving my dog a bath and cut my lower back so badly that I still have a scar. Then my great uncle banged his head […] More