As a parent, it is important to keep an eye on your home’s plumbing and its performance, especially when you have curious toddlers around. Since the plumbing system usually contains some hazardous parts, you must ensure that certain parts of the house are safe and child-friendly. The following plumbing changes and upgrades can help you take proper precautions when having curious toddlers around.
This article provides families with tips from an experienced nanny about how to set your nanny up to successfully care for your kids and manage your household. When the parent-nanny partnership functions well all benefit.
Although being in a yard keeps kids safe from the outside world, there are dangers within your yard that can harm children when left unchecked. Here are some maintenance tips that will help you make your yard a safe place to play.
Teeth grinding can be a big problem for little ones and adults alike. It can be stressful to try to learn how to get your little one to stop teeth grinding. Learn how to identify the problem and to help stop it from happening.
So you just found out that you are going to be a parent or a grandparent. Congratulations! Now starts the fun of readying the nursery for the new arrival. It’s hard to choose from the dizzying array of products you find, as you weigh price, functionality, space considerations, and need. But what about health? Is that even something you need to factor in as you make your decisions? Learn how to select safe, non-toxic products for your nursery and baby and which products to prioritize.
Protecting your baby gets tougher when he or she gets the ability to crawl and/or walk. Suddenly the most normal parts of your home present new dangers – especially in the bathroom. That’s because, to a crawling baby or growing toddler, the bathroom is a curious space worth exploring. Your child wants to open doors, […]
It just takes a split second for them to fall, to drown, to touch a hot stove or open flame, or to consume something poisonous. How many adults do you know that have a scar, physical handicap, or emotional trauma that resulted from an accident they had in the home when they were a child? […]
Editor’s Note: Mommybites talked with pediatrician and mom Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson about her reaction to the recent report on baby food and how to best feed babies to keep them healthy. Mommybites: A congressional report this month shared that four leading baby food companies were aware that their products included dangerous levels of toxic […]