Category: Safety

Have you seen this new concept car?

Car seats made the headlines last week when Volvo unveiled a new concept.  In this new concept car the front passenger seat is a rear-facing infant car seat that swivels and then locks in place facing the rear of the … Continue reading

Here we go again!

I’d like to introduce you to Cora Lynn Saunders, the newest addition to my family and another child surely to add color to this blog! Over four years ago I started blogging when I was pregnant with my first, Mary, … Continue reading

Safety alert: Liquid laundry packets

Startling stat alert: Every day more than 30 children get into liquid laundry packets With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity, now used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. … Continue reading

Sound bites for safety

I’m just days back on the job after maternity leave (details coming soon) and I’ve done two news interviews about the importance of bicycle safety – including helmets – due to a recent bicycle accident death. I watched a lot … Continue reading

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