Category: Safety

The stair climber

We recently moved from a ranch home to a tri-level home, creating greater opportunities for Mary to climb stairs. Had we moved when she was younger and just crawling, we would have put up gates on the stairs.  The best … Continue reading

Honey-Do List: Securing the Television

Safe Kids USA and SANUS recently released a new research report entitled “A Report to The Nation on Home Safety: The Dangers of TV Tip-Overs” revealing from 2000 to 2010, on average, every three weeks, a child dies from a … Continue reading

An amazing honor

As the calendar year winds down and we’re in the midst of the holiday season, I’m taking a few minutes to reflect on what the year has meant to me.  The greatest thing that stands out is how thankful I … Continue reading

Holiday checklist

I attempted to be creative today and put together my “safety” rendition of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – but realized that finding rhyming words for medications and decorations wasn’t really working. My time is probably better spent making sure … Continue reading

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