Electrical outlets, cords, cleaning products, germs, lead paint, small objects, sharp objects, heavy objects, stairs, hardwood floors, sharp corners, pets, door jams, windows, and, and, and....
Having a child can make your once cozy, comfy home seem like a danger zone with hazards at every turn. Often times new parents are also first time homeowners, and on top of everything else associated with owning a new home, the challenge of how to make this home safe for a child or new baby can be overwhelming.
Somewhere between putting your child in a bubble and letting them run with scissors there is a right way for you to child proof your home. There are numerous Websites available to help guide you in the process of making your home safe. We're giving you a few local resources in and around Arlington to get you started.
Safe Solutions of New England. Home safety evaluation and installation of child safety products.
Arlington Family Connection. Child Safety Resources, including:
And remember, nothing child-proofs a home better than an educated parent, good planning and common sense.