Center for Injury Research and Policy

Laundry Detergent Packet Dangers

Hey, moms and dads: I get it. You are busy. I’m a parent. I’m busy, too. My calendar is so... Read full post »

The Dangers of Pinterest

I’ll admit I’m no Martha Stewart. Do-It-Yourself? Not in my case. But something about Pinterest sucks me in. All those... Read full post »

One Question Could Save A Child’s Life

Parents ask plenty of questions before their children visit other homes. “Do you have any cats? My daughter is allergic... Read full post »

Deadly Substances Teens Use to Get High

When I was teenager, parents only had a few substances to really worry about: cigarettes, alcohol and, for those whose... Read full post »
Safe Sleep

Safe Sleep and Your New Baby

With all of the “mommy” blogs, baby super-store registries and well intending friends, new moms are often overwhelmed with the... Read full post »
make safe happen

Why I Created the Make Safe Happen App

In 2010, my husband and I learned that we were expecting triplets. I will not tell you exactly what I... Read full post »

Car Seat Safety: Are You Listening?

Are pediatricians not communicating, or are parents not listening? I don’t know the answer to that question, but recent data... Read full post »

A Cure for the #1 Cause of Childhood Death

Nationwide Insurance started a public conversation on Sunday night about a topic that I have devoted many years to –... Read full post »