Window Safety

March 20th, 2013 @

Now that Spring has Sprung we all crave fresh air. Enjoy it safely. Remove chairs or any item that your little one could climb up on to access a window. Screens are not barriers. Windows should be blocked from opening more than 4”. There are lots of options: Double Hung Windows: Window Wedges, Super Stoppers, […]

Halloween Safety 101

October 25th, 2011 @

Witches and Pirates and Monsters, oh my! Halloween is a spooky time of year but it doesn’t have to scare Mom and Dad! Just follow these safety precautions so both children and parents can have an enjoyable Halloween night. Costumes should fit properly. Cuff, cut or hem pant legs to make sure children can walk […]

Baby Proofing: How to Avoid Bathtub Accidents

February 6th, 2011 @

Every baby and preschooler needs a good bath after a long day of play.  But, the bathroom is full of potential hazards your little one!  Use these tips to keep your child safe while bathing. Install the Kidco Safety Rail to ensure safety when getting in and out of the tub. The Kidco Bath Storage […]

Baby Proofing Your Baby’s Nursery

November 1st, 2010 @

Bags packed.  Name decided upon.  Clothes washed and hung in the closet.  Nursery baby proofed?  Your baby hasn’t even arrived yet… however, it is never too early to think about safety.  This is the first of a series called Safety101.  We hope this will be a great resource for the latest safety information and products […]

Baby Proofing…at Grandparents’ homes!

November 1st, 2010 @

“Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s House we go…” You remember visiting your grandparents when you were a kid.  You may recall getting a special dessert, being able to stay up late or even receiving a present “just because.”  But, now that you are “the parents” and your parents are “the grandparents”, […]

Child Safety: Stranger Danger

November 1st, 2010 @

Every night, the family dinner conversation at our house began with the same question.  Jeff and I would ask our children, “What did you learn in school today?”  And, as many parents hear, we would get answers like “Nothing.” or “I don’t remember.”  But, on one particular night, our kids told us about Officer Friendly […]

Baby Proofing Parenting Quiz

October 27th, 2010 @

When it comes to baby proofing, parents fall into three categories. Take the Baby Proofing Parent Quiz and find out what kind you are! Your baby has discovered how to open the kitchen cabinets. So, you do which of the following… a.       You let your baby play in the “pots and pans” cabinet and hope […]

Babyproofing: Autumn Time Baby / Toddler Safety Tips

October 27th, 2010 @

Autumn’s in the air!  Time to open the windows and let the fresh air in!   But, please enjoy it safely!  Here are some tips: Make sure to remove chairs or any item that your little one could climb up on to access a window. Remember, screens are not barriers and will do nothing to prevent […]

Toddler Safety: Toy Safety Tip

October 27th, 2010 @

How many times have you gone to play a game only to discover a piece missing? A safety (and helpful) tip:  Any time you come across a small, random toy, put it in a clear plastic sealable bag.  This keeps little choking hazards away from little ones and also helps older kids have a “go-to” […]

Babyproofing: 4 Must-Have Bathroom Safety Locks

October 27th, 2010 @

Young toddlers can be curious, especially in the bathroom.  Encourage exploration and discovery while keeping it safe. Play in the bath water, not the toilet water!  Start closing the lid early on.  Put Toilet Locks on the lid to keep the kids (and pets) out! Use Toilet Paper savers so your bathroom doesn’t end up […]