About Tamara Walker

Tamara Walker, R.N., aka “MomRN”, is the mom of two teenagers, a registered nurse, a child safety expert and instructor, and host of the “Ask MomRN Show”. Her passions are to help parents as they navigate the journey through parenthood and to protect children of all ages. Her websites are http://www.MomRN.com and http://www.blogtalkradio.com/FlyLady.MomRN has been a member of the PedSafe Expert team

Website: http://www.MomRN.com

Articles by Tamara

Healthy Back to School Lunches Kids Will Want to Eat

Healthy Back to School Lunches Kids Will Want to Eat

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 11:50 pmFor many kids across the country, school is starting and that means kids will be eating lunch away from home. Proper nutrition is important for physical health and brain function. A child who does not get enough nutrients in her lunch or has a sugar crash shortly after lunchtime may have a harder time focusing and learning. But how do we get kids to eat... 

MY FOOD FIGHT! App Makes Nutrition Fun for Kids and Adults

MY FOOD FIGHT! App Makes Nutrition Fun for Kids and Adults

Last updated on August 29th, 2015 at 09:47 pmAs a nursing student I had to sit through more than one nutrition class and frankly, I found them boring. I know healthy nutrition is important and understanding about all the different components of food and how they affect the body is a part of learning to make wise nutritional choices. But still, I wished for a better, more entertaining way to learn about... 

National Screen-Free Week: Turn Off to Tune In

National Screen-Free Week: Turn Off to Tune In

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:06 amThis week, April 30 – May 6, 2012, is National Screen-Free Week. This annual event is a program of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and is designed to encourage parents, children, teachers, schools and communities across the country to turn off all forms of screen-based media, including television, video games, computers, cell phones,... 

Hands-Only CPR Can Save a Life

Hands-Only CPR Can Save a Life

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 05:47 pm Would you know what to do if someone suddenly collapsed nearby? Would you know how to assess the situation, decide on whether the person needed emergency care and administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), if necessary? Unfortunately, many people do not know how to handle this type of situation. Many fear doing the wrong thing and making a bad situation... 

IKEA High Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

IKEA High Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:21 amThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada has announced a recall of IKEA ANTILOP High Chairs due to a problem with the high chair’s belt buckle which can unlatch unexpectedly and potentially cause a child to fall out of the chair. So far there have been eight reports of falls due to the unexpected opening of the belt buckle and three... 

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Last updated on September 13th, 2015 at 12:09 amBlack Friday has come and gone this year but it is only the beginning of the busiest shopping season of the year. Everywhere you go, stores are packed, parking lots are full, and people are scurrying about trying to get the very best deals on all the latest, hottest gift items. If you are an avid shopper, this might be your favorite time to shop and score...