It’s never too early to start taking precautions to make your home completely safe for your new bundle of joy. There are plenty of hazards in just about every room of the house that can pose a threat of injury or worse to your baby and even though your little one won’t be mobile for at least the first four to six months, it’s never too early to review the basics of babyproofing so you can start loading up on the products necessary for keeping your little one safe. Even a cursory search for baby-proofing online will overwhelm you with everything from the best baby gates for extra wide spaces to pinch guards for keeping tiny fingers from getting damaged. But we’re going to break it down to the ultimate essential products you can’t do without once you bring your baby home.
When you’re washing your infant in the bathtub it can be very easy for him or her to hit their head on the faucet. Even a blunt end on a tub faucet can cause a laceration so you should track down one of the many different faucet covers that are available. They come in fun shapes and are manufactured out of soft rubber to safeguard your baby during bath time. When you do your comparison shopping, be sure you find one with rubber that is BPA Free, phthalate free and PVC free.
Toddlers are inquisitive creatures who love nothing more than exploring places and things they really shouldn’t be. The toilet poses some of the most urgent dangers to your baby’s well-being for the obvious reason that it’s a bowl filled with water that the child can fall into and drown. There are other risks including the possibility of the lid falling shut on to your baby’s head or hands causing injury. That’s why new parents must absolutely get a toilet lid lock mechanism which is designed to keep the toilet lid shut tight and prevent your baby from lifting it up. You can find a good one for less than $10 and you don’t need to tools to install it to your toilet.
Take a look around the house. You might not realize how many sharp corners exist at a height low enough to cause your baby injury. But coffee tables, entertainment centers, nightstands, end tables, and more typically have sharp points that can hurt your child if he or she were to fall over and hit their head or brush up against a corner on your furniture. That’s why corner guards another essential baby-proofing product you must have in your home. These guards are designed to be placed over any sharp corners and are made from impact absorbing foam to minimize the potential for injury. You’ll want to find corner guards that are non-toxic, free of latex, and fire retardant. Most of them are attached with simple double stick tape to keep them in place and when your child is old enough where corner guards are no longer necessary, simply remove them and discard or hold onto them for the next baby.
Electrical outlets pose a tremendous safety hazard to babies and toddlers who are all too curious about sticking fingers and foreign objects into them. This could result in electrocution of your child. Outlets are among the top priorities when it comes to baby-proofing your home and there are various electrical outlet covers that are available from retailers. The covers look like the existing plates on your outlets and they are meant to be applied over the outlet, equipped with sliding panels that cover the openings where your plugs are inserted. When you want to plug something into the outlet, just slide the panel aside and insert the plug. After you’re done, remove the plug from the outlet and the panel will automatically slide back into position covering the outlet. This is a crucial product for any home with a baby that is affordable for any budget.
These are a necessary deterrent in kitchens and bathrooms in particular to keep the baby from reaching harmful chemicals and cleaning agents that are often stored underneath sinks and prevent from doors closing in on the child’s hand or head. But they can be helpful for protecting the child and your belongings in any room of the house. The locks are affixed to the doors of your cabinets, and prevents them from being pulled open by little hands. You can find all different types, from magnetic locks to sliding locks to spring release locks. The one you choose may be dependent upon how clever your baby is about getting around these deterrents.
Let’s find out some useful tips for dressing children in the spring so comfortable and chic and always trendy. Here are our suggestions with the most interesting proposals from fashion collections kids for the summer!
As we like to dress our stylish children and create outfits trendy practical with a touch chic? Fortunately, the fashion collections for children allow us to wander more and more, giving children’s clothes and accessories perfect for every fashion addicted.
With spring, then, the chances increase and the different looks and styles come together to give life to the outfit spring children truly unique and colorful. Do not forget to create looks comfortable, practical and comfortable, taking into account the uncertain weather and temperature changes typical of this season. Here then 4 tips for dressing children in the spring in a comfortable and chic for every occasion! » Read more
Do you remember from your childhood where one had no headaches to reach end of the month and the problems were so trivial as who would have to invite your birthday party? » Read more
Some fathers and mothers already know them perfectly, others are living them and the rest have only heard horror stories about this famous and dreaded stage in children’s lives.
Terrible or not, the fact is that the two years are very exposed to particular mark since the beginning of the independence of our children: they begin to make their own decisions and realize they can do more things without the help of mom or dad.
I share a list of positive things about the terrible twos, to always remember that even the most difficult stages have their good side. » Read more
There are patterns that never go out of fashion, and one of them is the frame. Every season, when Christmas comes, the best firms children’s fashion show where there are several clothing collections with printed tartan pictures. Without any doubt, it is a very Christmas print, but can be worn on any occasion. » Read more
There are still more than 15 days for All Saints Day or Halloween, but many firms’ kidswear and are launching their fashion collections and costumes for Night of the Living Dead. H & M, the Swedish giant, always surprises us with a special collection for Halloween full of clothes and looks and terrifying designed to be very scary. » Read more
The new publisher of Zara Kids shows two beautiful children spending the day at home, eating, playing in the garden, sharing games … For all these activities, small van clad in comfortable clothes, very relaxed, soft tissues and winter, with discrete patterns, but also fun. The predominant colors are dark and neutral. Zara’s new collection for winter Baby shows that even the smallest of the house can be fashionable. » Read more
If you are careful of mothers, you know very well that children’s toys are very important and therefore should be carefully chosen in order to avoid problems which I will talk in the next paragraphs. Read the guide to know characteristics, types, and how to choose safe toys for children depending on the criteria of quality, price and accurate information for the consumer.
A toy is an object that is used in the course of a game. The toys usually associated with children and puppies, but it is not unusual that even adults or non-domesticated animals have fun with the toys. Many objects are produced specifically for this use, but also objects produced for other purposes they can be used as toys. A child can pick up an object from home and “make it fly”, pretending to be an airplane, or an animal can play with a pine cone beating us over the paw or tossing it in the air. Some toys are produced primarily for collectors and not to play. The origin of toys dating back to prehistoric times; dolls representing infants, animals, and soldiers, as well as imitations of tools used by adults are readily found at archaeological sites. The origin of the word “toy” is unknown, but is believed to have been used for the first time in the 14th century. » Read more
For some children, school holidays not only represent a break from work and fixed schedules but also a way of violence that often goes unnoticed. Bullying is violence and cannot allow this motto and Save the Children has been a campaign.
Parents and teachers must be aware that bullying is not child’s play and can cause unhappiness small, making a dent in the course of their daily life in various fields.
“Bullying” is a form of violence in many derived there from violent behavior in many children and young people live and the conditions of their environment inequality occasions. And it is that violence leads to violence. » Read more
Preparing for childbirth
Forward purchases are essential for your baby if it is advanced. For this reason, we have selected a list of accessories, and products that your baby may need when it is in your arms.
That will help you stay focused, rested and more relaxed in terms of organization and preparation of everything you need for your baby layette. However, it considers that this list is only a suggestion. We invite you to do yours and customize. » Read more