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What You Didn’t Know About Airline Travel With Car Seats

Traveling with children is never easy.  It requires extra planning, extra packing, and expecting the unexpected. Inevitably, the dreaded question enters your mind: “What do we do with the car seats?”  Let’s be honest. Traveling with car seats can be a logistical nightmare, especially when flying.  There are a few different options that you can […]

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Car Seat Safety – Why My Toddler Won’t Be Wearing A Coat

The temperatures have officially dropped below freezing.  I’ve pulled out the hats.  I’ve matched up all of the gloves, and my kids have retired their warm weather wardrobes. But despite the cold temperatures, if you see me running into a store you probably won’t see my toddler wearing his coat. I’ve gotten my fair share of judging looks when people see my little guy bundled up […]

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Oklahoma Car Seat Safety Week

Have you ever had your child’s car seat or booster checked by a professional?  Huh, a professional what?  A professional car seat technician is also called a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST).  Now is your chance to have your seat checked!  It’s Child Passenger Safety Week!  Child Passenger Safety Week is intended to generate awareness about child […]

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4 Reasons Why I LOVE Family Friendly Homes {Sponsored Post}

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post for Family Friendly Homes. However, all opinions are 100% of my own. When our first son was born, I obsessed about everything safety related. Read the books and the blogs, became overwhelmed with friendly advice/opinions from others and, like any first time mom…was terrified of messing anything up. When […]

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Summer Season Safety

Thank you to our partner, Blackmon Mooring, for working with Oklahoma City Moms Blog on this sponsored post with great tips for summer safety!  If you have lived in Oklahoma for any length of time, you know it can get unbearably hot.  There are times where lounging in your living room directly under the fan is […]

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Should Moms Carry Guns?

I hope I’m not just speaking for myself when I say that as an American Mom, I often take safety for granted. We live in a safe neighborhood in one of the best school districts in Oklahoma nowhere near any registered sex offenders (believe me, I checked), yet I keep reading stories like this that happen mere […]

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Talking to Children About Sex: 10 Things All Parents Should Do

Say it loud, say it proud — Penis! Vagina! Masturbation! Piece of cake, right? Now say that in front of your kid… Believe it or not, talking about sex with our children is easy; at least when compared to talking to our children about healthy and safe relationships. I recently attended an event hosted by YES […]

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10 Ways to Create a Circle of Safety {Sexual Abuse Prevention}

Like any mother, I want to protect my children to the fullest extent possible while still encouraging them to be independent. I could choose to keep them home forever, never let them have sleepovers and assume everyone has the capability of being a bad person. Quite honestly? I wish I could do those things forever […]

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