Category Archives: Safety News


Mamas

Happy Mothers Day 2015!  Mother's Day is a perfect time for your favorite pursuits.  The bigger our Belevation fan club has grown, the less time I have to do fun things like working on this Belevation Mom Blog. In 2013 I wrote a Mother's Day post called Being a Mom: Doing It Your Way.  It explored varied mom-styles such as Helicopter vs. Free...


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A couple of weeks ago, I shared that Lenore Skenazy, author of the book Free Range Kids came to Charlotte to speak.  I had to go to hear her talk because Skenazy absolutely terrifies me. She gained fame as America's Worst Mom after writing about how she allowed her nine year old to ride home alone on the NY subway. I sat in the audience wide-eyed...


Birthing Gowns

Last week Belevation traveled to Kentucky, to the ABC Kids Expo, taking our place among the many companies exhibiting for the 1st time. The development of Belevation's maternity support garments is a mom and pop effort, but it was stunning to see the hundreds of mom innovators presenting their creations at ABC. Necessity is the mother of invention...


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Lions and Tigers and Bears!  Oh, my!   With news last week from Japan including an earthquake, a tsunami & a near nuclear meltdown, Dorothy's trials and tribulations don't really look so bad after all. Throughout her very scary dream in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, all Dorothy wants to do is to go home. In most cases when things get...


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On Wednesday December 15th, the Consumer Product Safety Commission passed the toughest safety rules for cribs in history.  The new rules go into effect in six months, but give hotels and childcare centers two years to make necessary changes. At issue is an effort to eliminate the hidden hazards of drop-side cribs which have been standard fare for...


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