How to childproof your holiday?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere! I love this time of year, but I have been putting a hold on holiday decorations. To be honest, I’m a little nervous. This is our first Christmas with a very active toddler in the house. I know for a fact that holiday décor and children…

How to babyproof your TV and entertainment center?

The TV is like a wonderland. It is very attractive and full of temptation for your baby. Light, sound and movement? Check. Electronic devices with flashing lights and buttons? Check. Hanging cords? Again check. So how can you babyproof your TV and entertainment center? 1 Secure the tv Let’s start with the TV. The first…

What you wish you’d known about bathtub toys

If your baby has bathtub toys that can trap water inside like the cute rubber ducks that squirt water, throw them out. Why are those toys dangerous? Those toys are a breeding ground for bacteria. No matter how hard you try, you cannot clean them enough. Remember that you cannot see the bacteria, but it…

Prevent burns: All you need to know

Every day, babies and children are treated in emergencies for burn-related injuries. Many of these accidents could be easily prevented. Follow these tips on how to guard your baby against burns. In the Kitchen The best piece of advice I can give you is to keep your baby out of the kitchen. Funny, right? We…

Prevent falls: Babyproof your windows

Tragically, thousands of children fall from windows every year around the world. The good news is that these types of accidents can easily be prevented. What types of windows do you have installed? The first step to babyproofing your windows is to figure out what kind of windows you have. Each window type uses different…

Protect your baby like a safety officer

I’m a mama of two boys, but I am also a health and safety professional in the construction field. In the industry, to protect the workers from workplace danger and minimize the risk of hazards, we use a system called “Hazard Control Hierarchy”. Don’t be scared by the technical words. Let me explain. The system…

12 Tips for bath and bathroom safety

A bath can be a wonderful fun and bonding time with your baby. But also, it can be anything but that! Bath and bathroom safety go hand in hand together. A bathroom is a commonplace for accidents, with injuries due to falling in the shower or tub being the most frequent. When I first became a mum,…

How to make baby changing safe and clean?

Diaper changes can be an ugly business. Even when your baby or child is at her most cooperative, it can get awfully messy very fast. Just imagine a squirming baby, arching her back and screaming at you. You get the idea. Our main two hazards here are high surface if you are using one and…