Burn Safety: Quick Tips for Kids

  You’ve probably heard a lot of “home remedies” for different ailments like burns and a lot of these have left me shaking my head.  When I was a kid, do you know what my mom used to put on burns? Toothpaste! And then there are those folks who swear by putting...

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Protecting Your Kids from the Sun

Spring’s here and that means summer is right around the corner. And, if you’ve been cooped up in the house during this long winter, then I’m sure you can’t wait to get out into the sun and snap out of your cabin fever. If you’re planning some fun in the sun, you’re...

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What To Do When Your Child Is Lost

Children are natural-born explorers. They love going out on their own so they can experience the world and have adventures. But, many parents are faced with the nightmare of what happens when your child wanders off and gets lost. It’s a scary situation that no parent...

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Common Foods Kids Choke On

Babies and toddlers are notorious for sticking everything into their mouths. Unfortunately, choking has been one of the leading causes of injury and death in children under four-years-old for decades now. One of the biggest choking hazards, isn’t toys or other...

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Have You R.I.C.E’d a Twisted Ankle?

When it comes to kids, accidents can always happen. This is especially true if you’ve got rambunctious little ones who like to tear around the house or the athletic field. Since we can’t put them in head-to-toe bubble-wrap, we have to know what to do when an accident...

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How to Stop Your Kid’s Nosebleeds

It’s an instinct for moms to want to protect our children—it’s built into our DNA. And if we see our child hurt or in pain, it’s also an instinct to fly into “mama bear” mode and try to take care of them. That’s why nosebleeds can cause such a panic with us. But,...

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PreparaMom Founder Marian


Mom of 2, Firefighter wife, RN turned Mompreneur. I have a very simple goal. To raise safe, self-reliant, confident, and well-balanced kids.

I love systems and routines to help me achieve this and I hope the tools and resources you find here will help you be more prepared and empowered to do the same.

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