Laura E. Hilton

Laura is a writer, teacher, and mother based out of Utah. She is passionate about making and maintaining strong, safe, healthy communities. To learn more, visit her website at

Posts by Laura E. Hilton


Best Baby Carriers and Wraps

Laura E. Hilton | Feb 8, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Child and Baby Safety

Find the best baby carrier or wrap for you and your little one. SafeWise reviews the top baby carriers based on comfort, price, versatility, and style.

Best Babyproof Cabinet Locks

Laura E. Hilton | Jan 9, 2019 | Child and Baby Safety, Product Reviews

SafeWise reviews the best babyproof cabinet locks. Find the best options for securing your kitchen cupboards, refrigerator, filing cabinets, and toilets.

The 5 Best Identity Theft Protection Services of 2019

Laura E. Hilton | Apr 3, 2019 | Buyers Guides

You don’t have to pay a small fortune for the peace of mind that comes with a security camera. We found the top seven cheap security cameras you can trust under $50.

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Zift Parental Control App Review

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 16, 2018 | Internet Safety, Product Reviews

Find out if the new Zift app is right for your family. We reviewed its pricing, features, and effectiveness.

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How to Secure Your Sliding Glass Door

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 14, 2018 | Home Security

Sliding glass doors can be a huge liability for home safety. Follow our tips to secure your doors quickly and easily.

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LifeFone Medical Alert System Review

Laura E. Hilton | Dec 17, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Of all the medical alert systems on the market right now, LifeFone is one of the most customizable. Our review covers the ins and outs of the service so you can buy smart.

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How Much Is Pet Insurance?

Laura E. Hilton | Oct 1, 2018 | Editorials, Family Safety

Every year millions of pet owners find themselves spending thousands of dollars on care for their cats and dogs. Many of those pet parents are now looking to avoid the catastrophe by purchasing insurance. But how is any pet owner to know if it’s the right choice for them right now? And how much will pet insurance actually cost?

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Experian Identity Theft Protection Review

Laura E. Hilton | Oct 23, 2018 | Internet Safety, Service Reviews

Experian, one of the big three credit reporting agencies, is now in the identity theft protection game. SafeWise compares pricing, plans, and features—and answers FAQs about Experian identity theft protection. Find out if Experian is the right plan for you.

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Life Alert Medical Alert System Review

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 13, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

Life Alert is one of the first and best-selling medical alert systems on the market. But the medical alert industry has boomed in recent years, and there are many more options on the market now. Find out if Life Alert is the right system for you.

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The Best Smartwatches for Kids

Laura E. Hilton | Apr 3, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Child and Baby Safety

Smartwatches are not only fun for kids—they can also offer practical solutions for an array of parenting problems. But which one is best for you and your child? Take a look at our guide so you can buy smart!