Our homes are our family's safe haven.
It's the place we return to each evening, leaving workday worries - and the outside world - behind once we lock the front door.
While our walls provide home security and a refuge within which we can weather the storms of daily life, ensuring our family's home security and safety requires some extra precautions.
How safe is your home?
About the Author
Tara Aronson is a native Californian. Having grown up in San Diego, she studied journalism and Spanish to pursue a career in newspaper writing. Tara, whose three children - Chris, Lyndsay, and Payne - are the light of her life, now lives and writes in Los Angeles. She also regularly appears on television news programs throughout the U.S.