Mommy and LifeStyle blog By: EINz

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Making Your Home a Safe Place for Your Kids

When you have babies who are beginning to crawl and explore, it is time for parents to think of the child’s safety in the home. Adults watching over the child have things to do around the house and sometimes little children can easily wander out of the adult’s sight while the adult is engrossed in their task.

Little toddlers do not know the danger and they can grab hold of sharp objects and end up with serious injuries. They could climb up a chair to reach a cabinet filled with medication or poisons, or kitchen drawers filled with knives and sharp utensils. Safety products for kids such as safety latches and locks on cabinets and drawers can keep medicine, poisons, knives, etc. from your kids.

If your home is a two storey house, installing a safety gate at the bottom and top of the stairs will help prevent children from falls. Safety gates can also prevent kids from entering bathrooms or rooms with possible danger. Kids are getting smarter each day and the safety gates should not be easily dislodged by pulls or tugs.


When choosing safety gates, make sure that there is no possibility of the child’s head or neck being entrapped. Other safety devices for children may include a child locator to know the where about of the child. Safety devices can also include window guards and safety netting to help prevent falls from windows, balconies, or decks. Corner and edge bumpers are used to prevent injuries from falls against sharp edges of furniture in the home. Look for bumpers that can be fixed securely on furniture. Another important cover is the power outlet cover to help prevent electrocution. Get outlet covers that can be securely fitted and cannot be easily removed by the child.


One safety product that is gaining popularity is the homespy cameras. Many home owners are fitting spy cameras in their home to monitor movements of their maid especially when the maid is left alone in the house with their little kids. Parents need to keep tabs to know that their kids are safe in the care of the maid or other family members. Through the spy cam, employers can also find out whether their maid has been secreting entertaining her friend in the absence of their employers. Through the spy cam, owners are able to monitor the home to make sure both the kids and maid are safe from intruders. 

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