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Category: Baby & Child Safety

Baby Proofing Checklist: How An ER Nurse Keeps Her Kids Safer

To all new parents:  you gotta baby proof your house!  It all happens so fast.  First, baby starts to roll and crawl.  Then they start “cruising.” And finally, your sweet little bundle of joy takes his or her first Frankenstein steps. And just like that, you have a walker! Now, I may be just a tad over zealous when it comes to baby proofing our house.  I am an ER nurse and I have seen what can happen when a house isn’t baby proofed.  I wrote this baby proofing checklist with the hope of encouraging other parents to take an active stance in baby proofing their homes and creating a safer environment for loved ones. Please read to learn more…

How To Make A Homemade Emergency Survival Kit

As I wrote this, I took inventory of the homemade emergency survival kit I made last September and I’m asking my self the same question as I did then: is my family prepared if we had a major emergency such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack? Read more to learn how to make a homemade emergency survival kit…

How A Crib Tent Helped Our Family Sleep Again

A crib tent gave our family the give of sleep (and sanity!) after out toddler learned to climb out of her crib at 16 months. Read about how we tried to prevent “crib escape” and why a crib tent was the most helpful toddler purchase we have made, ever…

How To Prepare An Emergency Supply Kit In Case Of A Disaster

September is National Preparedness Month and it may be a good time to put together an emergency supply kit so you are ready in case of a catastrophic event. Read more to learn about how to create a basic emergency supply kit for your home and find resources to help you prepare your family in the event of a natural disaster or terrorist attack…