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

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... 

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

Last updated on October 6th, 2015 at 01:10 amHalloween is a fun time of costumes, candy, and carving of pumpkins. Unfortunately, one little slip and that fun could be over and you might be rushing to the emergency room. Accidental lacerations and puncture wounds to the hands and fingers are common injuries seen in emergency rooms around the country during this time of year due to Halloween pumpkin... 

My Child is Sick: New Book Tells Parents When to Call the Doctor

My Child is Sick: New Book Tells Parents When to Call the Doctor

Last updated on October 5th, 2015 at 11:20 pmHave you ever debated about whether your child’s symptoms warranted a call to the doctor or not? Wondered if your kid was sick enough to go to the emergency room in the middle of the night or if it was okay to wait until the morning to go to the doctor’s office instead? Worried whether you were doing the right things to treat your child’s... 

NCHS Red Light Safety Camera Campaign can save lives

NCHS Red Light Safety Camera Campaign can save lives

Last updated on September 4th, 2015 at 10:00 pmKeeping our families safe on the road is a very important task that we undertake as parents. We drive carefully, keep our cars in tip-top shape, and make sure everyone is buckled in safely on each and every trip. Unfortunately, we can’t control what other drivers on the road are doing. We must rely on the police and essential safety equipment, such as... 

FDA Warns of Health Threat from Using Benzocaine

FDA Warns of Health Threat from Using Benzocaine

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:56 amCould your baby’s teething gel be dangerous? Could using benzocaine spray or lozenges for a sore throat lead to a potentially fatal condition? Maybe, according to a new safety announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released late last week. Commonly found in over-the-counter products for the relief of mouth and teething pain, as well...