Fab Find: uKnowKids – Parental Monitoring

As featured in Forbes, Parenting.com and U.S. News & World Report, uKnowKids makes parenting easier and gives you the tools you need to protect your kids. uKnowKids makes it easy to keep up with your kids as they grow and helps protect your children from online predators, bullying, and sexting. What you get with uKnowKids: [...]

100,000 Consumers Join Mom’s Fight Against Enterprise Rent-A-Car

A Mother whose two daughters died in an accident in recalled Enterprise rental car launches petition signed by Enterprise customers and consumers in all 50 states. The petition on Change.org demands Enterprise stop opposing safety regulations that would keep recalled cars off the road. Below is a press release that I just received.. I have [...]

Gizmos and Gadgets for the Safety of Your Children

September is Baby Safety month. For any mother, a baby safety month is not required in order to ensure that they take every measure possible to keep their baby safe. However, the same may not be true of nannies or caretakers. There are countless stories of tragedies involving children and negligent or abusive caretakers. It [...]

Blah, Blah, Blog… Blogging and Teens

These days, it seems like everyone’s got their own blog.  Whether you’re a professional, a celebrity wannabe, or a teenager seeking an identity, blogging is supposed to be the next great way to get noticed.  But what if you’re a parent?  You certainly didn’t grow up with blogs, and naturally you may have some questions [...]

Booster Seat Safety and the Britax Parkway SG

Safety is something that all parents take very seriously. Some of the most preventable injuries occur from using child automobile restraints improperly. I was very fortunate recently to speak with Dr. Laura Jana regarding booster and child restraint safety.  Dr Jana is passionate about child safety, as she is both a pediatrician and has three [...]

sun protection: everything you need to know

The 4th of July weekend is just around the corner and you know what that means…lots of outdoor celebrations. So, it’s a good time to remind everybody of a few simple rules for summer fun: Don’t eat anything that’s been left out in the sun for more than a couple hours; make sure an adult—make [...]

Fisher-Price Recalls 3-in-1 High Chairs – Fall Hazard

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Fisher-Price Recalls 3-in-1 High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: 3-in-1 High Chairs Units: About 24,000 Importer: [...]

Maytag Recalls Refrigerators Due to Fire Hazard

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2009 Release # 09-145  Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 533-9817 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Maytag Recalls Refrigerators Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following [...]

Recall: Taggies Sleep’n Play Infant Garments

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NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2009 Release #09-087 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 594-3730 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Rashti & Rashti Expands Recall of Infant Garments Due to Choking Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – [...]