Baby Proofing – Holiday Edition

I’m actually shocked how many potential baby safety issues can arise during the holidays, especially as we put up more decorations and trimmings that are not necessarily baby or toddler proof.  It all depends on the type of decorations you ultimately use but in general here are standard things to keep an eye out for…

Play pens vs. travel cots

For those who can afford (price-wise and more importantly space-wise) play pens and baby cots, you are the lucky few – God speed and good luck.  As for the rest of us who find them both redundant but not sure which one to get here are some things to consider if you have to decide…

Keeping it real: Stranger-safety talk

It is bound to happen, that talk about being aware, slightly paranoid, and uneasy around strangers to protect your kids from possible dangers.  It is hard to have this talk not because you don’t want the best for your children, but because in essence you are taking another step to less innocence in their lives. …

Stress-free Baby proofing

New parents can easily go overboard in trying to protect and control everything around their new baby, and that is understandable.  This still applies to those who have other children but maybe to slightly lesser extent.  It is hard to know when it is enough or slightly overboard when it comes to protecting or childproofing…