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Why You Should Practice Family Fire Drills

Why You Should Practice Family Fire Drills

Make sure that everyone is on the same page when they hear the smoke alarm go off. Panic and lack of execution are dangerous.

Tips to Childproof Your Home

Tips to Childproof Your Home

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 […]

Keeping the Kids in Mind while Remodeling

Keeping the Kids in Mind while Remodeling

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 […]

Protect Your Kids from Hidden Home Hazards

Protect Your Kids from Hidden Home Hazards

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 […]

Nursery Needs: Design Inspiration

Nursery Needs: Design Inspiration

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 […]

Nursery Needs: Finding the Right Space

Nursery Needs: Finding the Right Space

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 […]

Lincoln Logs and Erector Sets Rocked my World

Lincoln Logs and Erector Sets Rocked my World

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.

Safe Gardens for Kids

Safe Gardens for Kids

Here are some great suggestions for planning a child safe garden that maximizes outdoor fun but protects both your children and your foliage.