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PSA of The Day: Securing Furniture with Wall Anchor Straps (UPDATED)

Do you remember this post about Meghan’s untimely death at the age of three, after she was found under an unsecured dresser in her room? Kiddos die from falling furniture?  Horrifying.  Even worse?  I found this startling statistic: According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a child dies every two weeks as a result of …

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G-Daddy Approved Valentines For Dudes

“Approved” might be stretching the truth a bit, cause I really didn’t ask him, but OMT! approves and by association you can always assume (correctly or not) that G-Daddy is right there with me. Valentine’s Day is in about two weeks.  The dudes are always hard to shop for, aren’t they?  While I’m good with …

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You Are More Than A Number

Yesterday, I heard a discussion on numbers and how they define us.  Particularly, numbers pertaining to women’s age and weight.  The crux of the conversation was this: Women HATE to tell folks how old they are or what they weigh, because if the numbers don’t jive with what society deems acceptable, women feel diminished. The …

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For All Parents and Grandparents (UPDATED)

  Sweet lovely girl! [source: Love, Light, Laughter and Chocolate] This is a safety PSA for all who have small children in their homes.  The following story is one mother’s heartbreaking account of the importance of securing furniture to a wall.  Her three-year-old daughter died after a dresser tipped over on top of her. Meghan’s …

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