Most people associate winter-time house fires with the holiday season — think candles left burning unattended, Christmas trees (or Hanukkah bushes, if you prefer) falling over, decorative lights shorting, and electrical outlets being over-taxed and sparking. You need to prepare for these emergencies by practicing fire drills with your family. […]
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Childproofing your home may seem like a no-brainer, but it can be the most important step you take to keep your child safe during the important early formative years. The basic concept of childproofing is to make sure that your child can’t leave the home and can’t get into any […]
Remodeling is not only an adjustment for adults but can also be exciting and stressful for kids in the house. Instead of just telling your children you’re adding a room or changing the kitchen, take this opportunity to go into a bit more detail about the process of remodeling and […]
According to the website for WellnessLight KIDS, This is no ordinary light bulb. It sure isn’t. Now that we are finally recognizing the dangers of indoor air pollution, it’s time we seek solutions to eliminate these dangers and the compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) from WellnessLight KIDS is a leap in […]
The news last week that Mike Tyson’s daughter had been critically injured in an apparent home accident involving a treadmill was sad and any an unpleasant reminder that any child can be killed or hurt due to negligence or dangerous situations that most times can be avoided. Baby-proofing a home […]
Once you’ve identified the space, and tucked away all of the other goods that needed a new home… the fun begins. If you are like us you probably started to think up your dream nursery way before you did the dirty cleaning job, because it’s more fun. Right? So to […]
We’re kicking off this week with a 3-part series on Nurseries. Our friend and soon to be mom, Sarah Donoghue, is in the process of preparing her home for a little one. She and her husband currently reside in St. Louis but she honed her design aesthetic while working at […]
Planting the DIY seed in your kids can start with these builder toys selected by ohdeedoh, a home design blog with a focus on children and their living environment. But for the older kids read on for favorites from my childhood.
Here are some great suggestions for planning a child safe garden that maximizes outdoor fun but protects both your children and your foliage.