Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca has honed her safety and security skills as both a single mom and a college director. Being responsible for the well-being of others helped her learn how to minimize risk and create safe environments.

Posts by Rebecca Edwards

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The 50 Safest Cities to Raise a Child in 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 21, 2018 | Focus on Community

Keeping kids safe is a parent’s top priority, and despite crime rates being lower overall, the 24-hour news cycle can make you feel like trouble is lurking around every corner. The good news is that…

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Can You Keep Your Home Security System When You Move?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 15, 2018 | Home Security

Can You Keep Your Home Security System When You Move? Whether you live in a house, condo, or apartment, moving happens. In most cases you can take your home security system with you when you…

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Arlo Pro Security Camera Review

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 12, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

This tiny HD security camera packs a big punch under any conditions—indoors or outside and day or night. Arlo Pro at a Glance When we found squatters taking up residence on an abandoned property behind…

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5 Years of Hurricanes: Which States Were Hurt the Most?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 8, 2018 | Focus on Community

2017 was the most expensive year on record for weather-related disasters across the US, racking up an estimated $310 billion in damage.¹ That beats the previous record ($219 billion in 2005) by almost $100 billion….

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Net Nanny Parental Control Software Review

Rebecca Edwards | May 30, 2018 | Internet Safety

Net Nanny Quick Overview Net Nanny is a comprehensive parental control filter that’s easy to use. It provides real-time web filtering, offers multiple user profiles, and works on PCs and mobile devices. It’s been on the…

Bark Phone App Review—The Best Parental Control Tracker?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 25, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

The Bark App at a Glance Launched in 2015, the simple-to-use app offers parents tools to keep up with the ever-changing virtual landscape kids are developing in. It analyzes every text message and post for bullying,…

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Innovative Tech Solutions to Help Autistic Children

Rebecca Edwards | May 2, 2018 | Uncategorized

Receiving a diagnosis that your child has autism is life changing. It can be hard to know what to do and where to turn for help. Fortunately, you are not alone. Autism is becoming more…

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Best Solar-Powered Security Lights and Cameras

Rebecca Edwards | Mar 9, 2018 | Uncategorized

To provide you with DIY home security options that make sense for your needs and wallet, we scoured the market for the best solar-powered security available. We’ve sorted them by product type—from security cameras and…

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What Costs More? Pets vs. Babies

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 6, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Having a little one to snuggle up with at the end of the day makes life better, but it’ll cost you. Whether you’ve got baby cravings or long for a cuddly, four-legged “furbaby,” there’s a…

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The 8 Best Baby Carriers for Hiking of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Jan 24, 2018 | Child and Baby Safety

Hiking is one of life’s great pleasures, and so is having a baby—but you might be wondering about the best way to combine the two. Fortunately, there are a number of baby carriers designed specifically…