This post was sponsored by SelectBlinds.com as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central

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One day I was scrolling Facebook when a friend shared a video that really shook me up. It was one of those viral videos making the rounds for good reason- it hit close to home. The video was a home movie from an average family. They were just having a routine day, talking and having fun, but when the camera spanned the room a horrifying image was captured- a little boy was trapped in the cord from the window coverings. The video stopped there. Thankfully the little boy survived but the video was left as a reminder of the silent danger lurking in most of our homes. After watching that video I was set on ordering new blinds for our home. I could’t stand the thought of something like that happening to one of my children, so when I was asked to raise awareness of how SelectBlinds.com has decided to make all of their window coverings cordless to prevent these accidents from ever happening, I was happy to share the news on my blog!

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If you aren’t able to make the switch to cordless blinds right now, SelectBlinds.com still wants to help keep your family safe with their free cord cleat program. Please take advantage of this offer and share it with your friends and family! The statistics of how many children are injured or die from a preventable accident like cord strangulation is sad. Help protect the ones you love with the #gocordless movement. Install cordless blinds or take advantage of the cord cleat program to help prevent these accidents in your home. Also, read on to see how you can enter to win cordless blinds for your entire home below!

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Each month, SelectBlinds.com is also partnering with Parents for Window Blind Safety for the Project Cordless giveaway to upgrade an entire home, apartment, military housing unit or daycare facility with cordless window coverings at no charge. To nominate, submit a 30-second video to SelectBlinds.com/gocordless

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Did you know that window blind cords could be so dangerous to young kids? How are you planning on keeping your home safe?

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