Personal Safety

Your personal safety is probably the most important thing we cover on this site. We are careful to use experts in their respective fields to provide advice and guidance you can rely on. From hurricane preparation to cyberbullying prevention, we want to help foster an atmosphere that you feel comfortable in and that you can read and engage with when you feel comfortable to do so, and at your own pace.

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Emergency Preparedness Checklist: Are You Ready For The Next Disaster?

Emergencies can take place at any moment. That’s why it’s important that you’re prepared when the unexpected happens. Think hurricanes, tornadoes, zombies, or even the unthinkable – atomic bomb or nuclear war. We live in a fear-driven era and emergency preparedness kits are becoming more popular. We bring you the best kits, and have also put together some handy checklists for you to reference before, during and after natural disasters.

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Best Personal Alarm Reviews: For Women, Loudest, Keychain, For Elderly, And More

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you knew you were in imminent danger? Many of us rely on security systems to help keep us safe and alert the authorities when we need help. But in some situations, activating your alarm can present a challenge. If someone is in your home or workplace and you need to activate the alarm, do you know how to summon the police discreetly? That’s when a duress alarm can be a lifesaver.

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Summer Safety Tips For Stress-Free Fun In The Sun

Summer is typically synonymous with fun in the sun, backyard grilling and travel. But the warmer months are prime time for hurricanes, thunderstorms, wildfire and other deadly natural disasters. Combine that with potentially dangerous outdoor activities, and an increase of road traffic and drunk drivers means added opportunities for accidents. Luckily, our summer guide to safety is here to help you ensure you have a happy, healthy season for the whole family.

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Life Alert Reviews: Is Their Medical Alert System Reliable?

When most people think of medical alert systems, Life Alert comes to mind thanks to their prevalent commercials with a senior saying “Help! I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up.” Life Alert has been a leader in the industry since 1987, but is this company the best option to help you or your loved one when a medical emergency happens? What equipment do they offer? And how much does Life Alert cost? We’ll answer these questions and more to help you choose the best fit for your needs.

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How To Survive A Pandemic: What To Do, Things You Need, And More

Social distancing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) had (and has) us all doing things differently – both at work and at home. The need for distance learning and working from home adds an interesting element to the family dynamic. There are a lot of opportunities for families to grow closer and take advantage of a slower pace, but it can also be overwhelming. Knowing how to keep your family happy and safe will go a long way to prepare for the next pandemic (which unfortunately scientists feel is a WHEN, not an IF). 

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Best Pack ‘N Play By Category: Travel, Play, New Parents, Setup, & Budget

A pack ‘n play is on most baby registries, but do you have any idea which one you need? First, think about what you want out of your pack ‘n play. Do you want it to include a newborn bassinet and changing station? Should it be travel-friendly? Will it primarily used for play? We’ve chosen the best pack ‘n plays based on your needs.

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How To Prevent School Shootings: Statistics, Violence Reduction, Laws, Initiatives, & Local Involvement

Parents and students alike are looking for ways that they can be a part of the solution to end gun violence in schools. There is a lot of great information available about how to make schools safer from shootings, but you might not know where to find it. Learn ways for your family to become a part of the solution to end gun violence in schools.

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Gun Safety 101: 4 Rules, Everytown, Statistics, Preventing School Shootings, & More

Amid the staggering numbers of gun-related fatalities that occur in the U.S. every year, there are many ways you can own guns and still maintain safe practices to protect you, your family and your community from these unnecessary incidents. Knowing how to practice gun safety is key, but it’s also important to know how having guns in your home that aren’t secure can affect all of us. We’ve compiled some shooting statistics and safety tips to help you make the smartest decisions when it comes to guns.

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