Julie Fritz

Julie has been writing professionally since 2012. She is an active volunteer for a local arm of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country. Everytown does comprehensive research on gun violence and makes recommendations on how we can all make our communities safer. Her involvement with this organization has given her invaluable information about how to keep our kids safe. She enjoys writing not only about gun safety, but from family-related content to informative articles about technology, events and healthcare. In her free time, you might find her hiking, trail running, biking or swimming. You might also find her in the kitchen where she loves to cook and bake.

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Gun Safety For Kids: How To Keep Your Children Safe From Guns

A critical part of keeping kids safe that is sometimes overlooked, is gun safety. According to Everytown for Gun Safety, firearms are the second leading cause of death for children and teens. That is a pretty frightening statistic, and it proves the need for parents to begin a conversation about gun safety for kids as early as possible.

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How Does Credit Repair Work? How Long It Takes, How Much It Costs, & More

Your credit can go wrong for various reasons, from late payments to identity theft and lots of stuff in between. No matter how your record was blemished, it’s likely you want to fix it. Credit repair can be confusing, so it’s good to know your options and how to get your credit back on track.

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Best Burglar Deterrent: What’s The Best Way To Deter Burglars? What Works And What Doesn’t

We all want to keep our homes safe, that is a given. But you need to be aware of what could happen in your home in order to protect it. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2016, there were over three million burglaries in the United States. That is a rate of 24.7 per 1,000 households. This and other burglary stats shows that break-ins happen. You need to think about how to keep thieves out of your home before it’s too late.

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Best Baby Swing: 4moms mamaRoo vs Graco Swing vs Fisher-Price Swing & More

Trying to soothe a fussy baby is hard work. Having the right swing can make all the difference. Swings provide babies with a comforting motion that mimics being in the womb. They also give caregivers a break from holding their baby, so they can catch up on chores or just take a much-needed break.

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