Kaz Weida

Kaz is a journalist who covers home security, parenting, and community and child safety. Her work and product testing in the security and safety field spans the past four years. You can find Kaz in HuffPost, SheKnows, Lifehack, and much more. Her degree in education and her background as a teacher and a parent make her uniquely suited to offer practical advice on creating safe environments for your family.

Posts by Kaz Weida

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Best Smartwatches for Kids

Kaz Weida | Aug 19, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, Family Safety

Check out the best kids’ smartwatches equipped with fun features like GPS location and fitness tracking, including the durable Verizon GizmoWatch and VTech Kidizoom.

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Best Multi-Camera Security Systems

Kaz Weida | Aug 19, 2019 | Home Security

We scanned the field of camera security systems to identify the best ones to stand guard over your property. We looked for multi-camera systems that come with plenty of storage capacity and offer a wide field of view and night vision.

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The 50 Safest Cities to Raise a Child in 2019 | SafeWise

Kaz Weida | Aug 15, 2019 | Focus on Community

SafeWise is proud to help you find the safest cities to raise kids. Here are the 50 Safest Cities to Raise Children in 2019. See if your city made the list!

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How to Detect a Gas Leak in Your Home

Kaz Weida | Aug 5, 2019 | Home Safety

Learn to prevent and detect gas leaks in your home and spot signs of other air contaminants before suffering symptoms of exposure like carbon monoxide poisoning.

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SimpliSafe FAQs

Kaz Weida | Jul 25, 2019 | Home Security

We answer any and all questions regarding SimpliSafe’s home security system.

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Does a Gun Make Your Home Safer?

Kaz Weida | Jul 24, 2019 | Home Safety

Research shows that having a gun at home does not make us safer. Learn more about what the latest studies on gun safety tell us.

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2019’s Best Aftermarket Car Alarms to Protect Your Vehicle

Kaz Weida | Jun 19, 2019 | Auto Safety

Protect your car from thieves with the best car alarm system available. See reviews for top vehicle protection including sirens, sensors, and remote start.

April Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Apr 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

Now that spring has arrived, enjoy the weather and get outside to tackle home maintenance and safety tasks that have languished during the dark, cold winter. If you’re short on time this month, go with…

December Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Nov 29, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

‘Tis the season, folks, so let’s get started decking the halls for a safer house. Just like the rest of humanity, you’ll probably be short on time this month, so stick to the most important…

November Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Nov 29, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

The holidays have arrived and with them come guests. Many, many guests. Let’s get your home ready for the influx of family, friends, and fantastic food by focusing on a clean house and an organized…