How to Talk to Your Child About Online Safety and ACTUALLY Get Them to Listen!

Talking to your child or teen about online safety can seem like an overwhelming task and certainly is one of those things that is easy to put on the back burner. This day and age though it should be ranking at the top of our to do list. With stories in the news every day […]

Crawling Concerns: Safety Measures for Parents of Toddlers on the Move

You can’t wait to see them take their first step, yet they have to crawl before they walk, which means you need to be concerned now.  Before you grow worried about their ability to run into furniture, out of the door, or up and down the stairs, you need to take safety precautions to ensure […]

How To Keep Baby Warm In Winter Without Blankets In The Crib

This week I was at Early Childhood Family Education class with my kids. It is basically a class that parents can bring their kids age 0-5 years old to in order to socialize, separate from the parents for part of the time, and get ready for entering school. My kids love it! We go and […]

Do You Know Enough To Keep Your Family Safe In A Fire? Take The Quiz And See! {+ Smoke Alarm Giveaway!}

  Growing up with a firefighter for a Dad I have to say that I knew a lot more about fire safety than most of my friends. We had an evacuation plan, I had a fire ladder under my bed and we didn’t ever burn candles in the house. Our smoke alarms were tested regularly […]

Choosing Safe Bath Toys For Your Kids And Why You Should Be Cleaning Them!

When we think of tub safety we usually immediately think of drowning and water danger. What you probably aren’t thinking about are their bath toys. Do you know what is lurking inside those cute rubber duckies? Mold! UGH!! I recently went through and cleaned out all of my kids bath toys and tossed more than […]

Have You Changed Your Smoke Detector Batteries? {Energizer Giveaway!}

Daylight savings time is a dreaded time for me and for many other parents. It doesn’t mean we get to sleep in an extra hour. It means we stay up an hour later and get woken up just as early as always because our kids can’t tell time! They get up at the same time […]

SANUS Flat Panel TV Wall Mount Keeps Kids Safe {Review & Giveaway}

I remember last Winter I sat at this very computer and read a story from another blogger about her son. She had two boys and they shared a room. When they woke up that morning the older boy came out but the toddler didn’t. When the mother went in to look for him she found […]

Are You CyberSafe? Do You Know What Your Kids Are Doing Online?

As a parent it amazes me at how much things have changed since I was a kid. When I was little communicating with friends meant passing notes in class and calling them when we got home from school, on a phone with a cord that was attached to the kitchen wall. It was far easier […]

Movies For The Kids Out on DVD Now!

Here are this week’s family friendly movies out on DVD now! Plan ahead for family movie night Friday! Join Lucky, Cookie, Niblet, Strudel and Squirt — the Pound Puppies — as they continue their quest to find a pup for every person and a person for every pup! That’s the motto for this team of […]

Bauer Helps Protect Young Minnesotans On The Ice With Cutting Edge Safety

As a Mom from northern Minnesota, if there is one thing a I know about and have grown up around, it’s hockey. It’s an integral part of our culture here and given our looooooong Winters, it’s an essential entertainment venue in the Winter months and beyond. Hockey has become a year round sport here. I […]

Medication Safety – Tips For Keeping Your Kids Safe!

My kids are my pride and joy. I can’t fathom anything bad happening to them. As a Registered Nurse I know the many bad things that can potentially happen to them and have seen firsthand many bad things that have happened to children and I thank God everyday for the safety and health of my […]

Halloween Safety Tips From Chuggington!

Halloween is tomorrow! Are your little trainees excited to get out and go trick or treating? This year, according to a recent study by the National Retail Foundation, a record number of people will be celebrating the haunted holiday by passing out candy, trick-or-treating, attending Halloween parties, and more (a total of nearly 170 million […]

Keep Your Baby’s Crib Safe & Adorable With Halo’s New SafeSleep Crib Sets!

  We all know as Moms that we aren’t supposed to use any extra blankets, bumpers, stuffed animals, etc in our baby’s crib. It often leaves it looking bare and boring. With the American Academy of Pediatrics now saying “no” to crib bumpers, HALO Innovations has introduced its own Safe Sleep Crib SetTM designed to […]