First Aid Kit Necessities (with savings) #Moms4JNJConsumer

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This first aid kit necessities post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Some of you probably ...

How to install stair gates

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This is a guest post from Ryan, dad of 2 and owner of Safe Nest Babyproofing Atlanta.  He's written this article about how to install stair gates for my readers. One of the most common questions I get as a professional babyproofer is about how to install stair gates. Once the excitement of a child starting ...

Who left the lights on (again)?

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 I participated in a campaign about "who left the lights on"on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lutron. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating. If you live with someone- anyone, chances are, like me, you've asked "Who left the lights on?" a time or two.  Or ...

Swimming Pool Safety PSA #PoolSafely

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Today I'm going to talk a little about swimming pool safety.  Part of owning a swimming pool includes safety, and there are some things that folks often overlook or just don't think much about.  Safety isn't just about watching swimmers, not swimming alone, or not swimming while intoxicated (nor supervising swimmers while intoxicated).  Swimming pool ...

Keeping Family Safe

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This post about keeping family safe is brought to you by Lifelock. Summer is almost offically here, just a few more days of school for the kids and we'll be free! It also means lots of long days outside in the sun and swimming in cholorine- all things that can be harmful if we don't ...

SimpliSafe Home Security Systems are a GREAT gift! #HGG

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We've had some incidents in our town with vandalism and burglary and while we've always been careful to take precautions, we haven't always had a security "system" in place. The older we get, and the more things happen in our town, neighboring towns, or really, anywhere, the more we realize that we have to find ...

Back to School First Aid Kits (Giveaway)

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Since the kids went back to school, we've gone through 2 entire boxes of Band-Aids, plus half a tube of Neosporin.  I'm totally serious.  I think the increase in boo-boos is from the kids being so tired from the new routine of school, but whatever the reason, my kids seem to drop like flies when ...

Britax B-READY Stroller with Second Seat (Review) #Giveaway

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I wore all three of my kids more than I used a stroller, but I'm finding that more and more, as we venture to places that involve walking for long periods of time- like zoos, amusement parks, etc, that I'm wanting what a stroller offers- a place for the kids to get some rest, chill ...

Diono Radian RXT Carseat $339 ARV #Giveaway

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Having safe car seats for our children is something that is extremely crucial to both my husband and myself.  We've spent hours researching different seats, different brands, etc.  I've always heard such great things about the Radian line of carseats, and have recommended them to others based upon dozens of friends' experiences, but hadn't tried ...

Safety 1st OnBoard35 Infant Car Seat & Clic-It Stroller

Carseats are such an important investment for parents to make.  Our children spend a lot of time in vehicles, whether we like it or not, and we all want our children to be as safe as possible.  I was quick to jump at the chance to review the new OnBoard35 Infant Seat from Safety 1st ...