Kasey Tross

Kasey Tross is a stay-at-home mom with four energetic kids, and she's married to a security expert, so safety is a top priority in the Tross home. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, hiking, playing the flute, helping out at church, and eating far more chocolate than she should.

Posts by Kasey Tross

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Emergency Kits 101: How to Be Prepared for Anything

Kasey Tross | May 14, 2019 | Family Safety

Is your family prepared for a natural disaster or emergency? Learn the basics of how to assemble an emergency kit and stay prepared.

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13 Ways to Keep Kids Safe from Cyberbullying

Kasey Tross | May 10, 2019 | Family Safety

Today bullies can follow your child home through apps and online platforms. Learn 13 ways to prevent and fight back against cyberbullying.

American Home Shield Review: Is it Worth it?

Kasey Tross | May 14, 2019 | SafeWise Reviews
Is American Home Shield (AHS) Worth the Cost? The short answer: most likely. But you need to know what you're buying. Flexible pricingCustomizable service plansMonthly service plans Visit Site A thermostat hovering at 52 degrees...
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How to Do Your Own Water Heater Maintenance

Kasey Tross | Apr 29, 2019 | Home Safety

Don’t wait for your water heater to cause trouble, learn how to do your own maintenance with this handy guide.

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Step-by-Step Emergency Food Planning

Kasey Tross | Apr 26, 2019 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Learn how to prepare your own emergency food storage. SafeWise teaches you how to start small with just a few basics and work your way up to a fully stocked emergency food pantry.

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Best Antivirus for Android

Kasey Tross | Apr 24, 2019 | Internet Safety

Find the best antivirus protection for your Android phone. SafeWise reviews, AVG, Bitdefender, Norton, and more to determine the best.

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Ackerman Home Security Review

Kasey Tross | Apr 10, 2019 | Home Security

We take a close look at Ackerman Home Security’s pricing, technology, and other features. See if this security system is right for you.

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The Best Phones for Kids

Kasey Tross | Apr 1, 2019 | Family Safety

We’ve chosen our top picks for cell phones that are safe, affordable, and durable, but fun enough that your kids will actually want to use them.

Emergency Zone The Essentials Complete Deluxe Survival 72-Hour Kit

The Best Fire Safety Emergency Kits

Kasey Tross | Apr 9, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Home Safety

Never fear, procrastinating preppers! Buying a preassembled emergency evacuation kit lets you be ready for anything—including wildfires. We’ve scoured through kit after kit to find the products that will give you the most bang for your buck and put you on the path to preparedness.

The Best Safety Goggles and Glasses

Kasey Tross | Mar 28, 2019 | General Safety, Product Reviews

We’ve taken a close look at the best safety glasses and goggles to find out which ones will stay put, stay clear, stay comfortable, and—most importantly—protect your precious peepers.